2023 IVV Olympiad and IML Texas Trail Roundup Walking Festival

San Antonio, TX USA

February 19 – 26, 2023

USA Contingent 

Parade of Nations

Eight glorious days of walking, biking and swimming including the world-famous River Walk and World Heritage missions. Event is open to everyone, come walk with us!

Event Countdown

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Online registration is now open!

Early bird special until September 30th!

Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing and may be subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee for a full 2023 Olympiad and IML TTR registration, and up to $25.00 for a partial 2023 Olympiad and IML TTR registration. You must contact the American Volkssport Association Inc (AVA) no later than January 1, 2023, to cancel your registration for the 2023 IVV Olympiad and IML TTR. Cancellations made prior to January 1, 2023 will be eligible for refunds. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after January 1, 2023. However, if the 2023 Olympiad and IML TTR event is cancelled by the American Volkssport Association Inc, a full refund will be extended to all registrants minus any processing fees charged by third party vendors. 


All requests for cancellations and refunds should be mailed to:

American Volkssport Association Inc
Attn: Erin Grosso
1008 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 659-2112


Please direct all inquiries to Erin Grosso, AVA Finance Director at erin@ava.org.

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The La Quinta by Wyndham is where registration and packet pickup will take place.

Come join us February 19 – 23, 2023 for the 18th IVV Olympiad and February 24 – 26, 2023 for the IML Texas Trail Roundup!

2023 IVV Olympiad: San Antonio, Texas, USA Preliminary Schedule of Events February 19 – 23, 2023, with IML following on February 24 – 26, 2023.

Olympiad: Sunday, Feb 19 

Packet pickup/Registration open

Downtown Churches YRE available

Parade of Flags, Opening Ceremony, VIP Reception (invitation only)

Olympiad Village opens, Rodeo

Olympiad: Monday, Feb 20

Walks in North area: 21/10/6 km

Bike Event

Olympiad Village and Rodeo

Olympiad: Tuesday, Feb 21

Walks in East area: 21/10/5 km

Margarita and Taco Trail Walk – San Antonio is designated as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Our culinary scenes are bursting with savory flavors and frosty cold beverages! This trail will introduce you to some of the finest frosty Margarita and scrumptious Taco places in San Antonio. Drop by participating restaurants, breweries, and shops on the trail, get your book stamped and receive free samples, coupons, and other goodies. All participants who fill up their passport book with stamps will receive a special award.

Bike Event/Swim Event

Olympiad Village and Rodeo

Olympiad: Wednesday, Feb 22

Walks in West area: 21/10/5 km

Marathon 42k walk – West Side Creeks

Bike Event/Swim Event (last day)

Olympiad Village and Rodeo

Olympiad: Thursday, Feb 23

Walks in South area: 21/10/5 km

IVV Closing Ceremony/IML Opening Ceremony

IVV-IML Friendship Celebration – The common purpose of the IVV, IML and AVA is to promote good health and foster international friendships and goodwill. Join us for a fun filled international celebration with music, food, entertainment and friendly people from all over the world! Break out the dancing shoes and let the party begin! Cost of admission includes light hors d’oeuvres, drink ticket and entertainment.

Olympiad Village and Rodeo

IML: Friday, Feb 24

Friendship walks 10/5 km

AVA General Membership Meeting

Olympiad Village and Rodeo

IML: Saturday, Feb 25

Spanish Mission Walks: 21/13/6 km

Marathon 42 km walk  – Spanish Missions

Olympiad Village (last day) and Rodeo

IML: Sunday, Feb 26

River Walk North Walks: 21/13/5

IML Closing Ceremony


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