America's walking Club

The American Volkssport Association (AVA) is a non-competitive sports organization committed to Fun, Fitness and Friendship.

Texas Trail Roundup

Join us in San Antonio, Texas for a 3 day International Walking Festival! 

February 21-23, 2020

AVA National Walking Events

35th Annual Spring Volksmarch

Join us for the 35th Spring Volksmarch June 6-7, 2020

19th Annual US FreeedomWalk Festival

Come join us in Arlington! 

October 16 – 18, 2020

Appalachian Trail

Join us as we hike portions of the Appalachian Trail, America's first National Scenic Trail. Pristine lakes, rugged peaks and quiet forests await us.

Pictures on the trail

Walking For Fun, Fitness and Friendship.

Volkssporting is a new kind of Outdoors Adventure!

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Touch a life!

Your contributions will help fund fitness programs that will help fight against obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and depression among other health related issues – all while having fun!

Become a new walking member

Sign up to learn more on how you can become a part of the National Walking Movement by joining the largest walking organization in the United States!

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Electronic Sanctioning System (ESR)

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Club listings

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