Looking for a real challenge for your group?  World Walking has the very thing.  Journey around the World with the Queen's Baton Relay as it is carried through 70 countries from India to Scotland to mark the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  A route for World beaters!  Let the Games begin.

Best Wishes for a Happy and Healthy New Year to all World Walkers.

The Commonwealth Games are heading back to Scotland in July 2014 and we couldn't just resist the temptation to celebrate by replicating the Queen's Baton Relay route on World Walking. It's massive! - 11 stages, 70 countries, 136,000 kilometers.  We'll be launching it in January.  If you're up for a challenge then it's time to get your team together. 

Thanks to Kate McCheyne at Glasgow 2014 for the smashing photograph of the Baton in Papua New Guinea.

We've added a new silver medal route to World Walking; Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun.  A land where ancient and modern exist side by side.  A walk that takes in some of the Japan's most famous icons.  We hope you like it. 

Photo by CKTravelblog (Flickr)

If your group has not yet got itself sorted out with our app (and why not?) and you're looking for pedometers to get you started on World Walking you might like to check out the Community Pedometer Packs on sale from our good friends at Paths for All.

Ever fancied exploring India? Now you can. Check out our latest walk - Icons of India - and set off on a great journey from north to south taking in some of India's best loved locations.

Photo by marlambie (Flickr)

Welcome to World Walking.  Thank you for joining. 

We hope you will enjoy taking part and that it will give you that little extra motivation to want to stay active. 

Have fun. 

PS: If you have an idea for a new virtual walk please let us know using our contact page and we'll see what we can do.