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For walking events and programs in specific member countries, please refer to the lists of countries under the IVV menu.

The IVV has designated May 8 annually as the date on which to celebrate World Walking Day. Member countries may also hold World Walking Day on either the preceding or following weekend if that is more convenient and has a greater chance of success than a weekday.

Last updated

2019-04-26

A special World Walking Day, in conjunction with a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the IVV, will be held in Lindau, Germany on May 04, 2019. Two linear routes of 11 km each will be offered. The first walk will start at the Insel-Hotel Lindau, Maximilianstr. 42, D-88131 Lindau, and finish at Pier69 Hafenrestaurant, Seestr.4 A-6900 Bregenz. The second 11 km walk will return to the previous start point in Lindau. Start from 08:00 to 13:00; the Finish closes at 16:00. For registration and other information, contact Walter Motz, Lauterbacher Str. 21, 36137 Großenlüder; Tel. +49 6648/8620. Email: walter.motz@t-online.de. Link to brochure.