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Fall Volksmarch Pin Revealed

The 2015 Fall Volksmarch at Germania is this Saturday, October 24. And the design of the new pin has been revealed – click here to see the pin in detail. Continue Reading

Spring Volksmarch is April 25

The Spring Volksmarch is almost upon us… Saturday, April 25, 2015. Get your hiking shoes out and stretch those legs! Walk with your German friends and the Germania Volksmarch Gruppe. 5k and 10k German Style Walk A Volksmarch (people’s march) is a noncompetive leisurely walk along a marked trail. The goal of a Volksmarch is… Continue Reading

History of the Volksmarch

Physical culture and sport are an integral part of German culture. According to the German Embassy, about 27 million people (or a quarter of the population) belong to sports clubs, while another 12 million participate in sports independently. While many of these sports include such competitive sports as soccer, basketball, handball, volleyball, and ice hockey, there is another group of sports known as “Volkssports,” which are non-competitive in nature. Continue Reading

Fall Volksmarch Pin

This is the 1.25″ hat/lapel pin that will be available at the Fall Volksmarch on Saturday, October 25th. Come walk with us as we celebrate the year. Thanks to Diane Cartheuser for another great pin design! Continue Reading

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