Wendy Bumgardner

Wendy Starts the Camino de Santiago in Sarria
Wendy Starts the Camino de Santiago in Sarria. Wendy Bumgardner ©

Wendy Bumgardner is an avid walker who keeps abreast of the latest trends, information, gear and research on walking for weight loss, fitness and sport. She is a certified marathon coach (RRCA).

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Wendy Bumgardner has walked over a thousand 10-kilometer events, 7 marathons, 2 Breast Cancer 3-Day Walks, and 1 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  She walked the Camino de Santiago in 2015.

She served eight years on the board of the largest organization of walking clubs in the USA, the American Volkssport Association. She served as trailmaster for dozens of walking events. She volunteered to organize walking conventions and the yearly Vancouver Discovery Walk Festival (now discontinued).


Bachelor of Science in medical technology. Certified marathon coach (RRCA). Leki Nordic Walking Instructor Certificate. Attended racewalking workshops.

Wendy Bumgardner

Whether you walk for heart health, weight management, fitness or sport, I have the tutorials and information you need. I can't give you personalized advice, especially about medical conditions, but can point you to good information.

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