Favorite Lord of the Rings web sites

  • TheOneRing.net - Great resource for all news about the books, movies, and actors.*
  • LordoftheRings.net - New Line Cinema’s Lord of the Rings web site.
  • Tolkien Online - All Tolkien. All the Time. Good fan site. Nice community discussion board about all topics Tolkien related.*
  • BarrowDowns.net - Another good LOTR trivia and fan site. Get your hobbit, elf, dwarf, and ork name here. Parental warning: Some adult fan fiction here.*
  • Tolkien Trail - An interactive tour of Middle Earth with related games, art, music, and so on.
  • Tolkien Society - The official site of The Tolkien Society, a group dedicated to spread the word of the Professor and encourage further exploration of his work. For the very serious fan.
  • John Howe - The classic Tolkien illustrator’s official website, one of Jax’s favorite Tolkien sites.
  • The Encyclopedia of Arda: An Interactive Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien - Learn about the people, places, and events of Middle-Earth. This site has good descriptions of places along the road to Rivendell.
  • The Lord of the Rings Fanatics Site - LOTR site for and by Tolkien Fanatics with guided tours of Middle-Earth, 111 question quiz, art collections, creative and product specials, sound clips, merchandise shop, time lines, forum, community and much more...
  • *These sites include versions of the “Walk to Rivendell” messageboards.


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Favorite weight loss and exercise pages:

  • WeightWatchers.com* - Our discussion threads begin here. Warning: this site includes weightloss and exercise information; however it is a commercial site to sell their weight loss program.
  • Walk-Away-The-Pounds - WATP website. Warning: this is a commercial site to sell WATP videos. We’ve included it because many of our walkers recommend this video series as an indoor option for bad weather days.
  • Walking About.Com - A site with lots of information for walkers from shoes, to stride, to fitness, etc.
  • Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation - Celebrates 20th anniversary of Komen Race for the Cure, the largest series of 5k runs/fitness walks in the world.


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