Successful Fall Season for Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run Clubs

Active Southern West Virginia (Active SWV) Kids Run Clubs seek to help kids to develop an enjoyment and understanding of exercise, while learning healthy habits that extend beyond the program. Participants learn the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle, team building, and techniques for being a healthy runner in a 6-8 week program that emphasizes confidence building and inclusivity.

“My favorite thing about Run Club is that it not only inspires the kids, but also inspires me, ...

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November Participant of the Month

Active SWV would like to introduce November’s Participant of the Month, Nathan Fell. His support and family participation at Mile Monday and of Active SWV in general goes a long way in being an example to the community. We are so proud and excited to have his support and interest in volunteering with Kids Run Clubs.

1. What motivated you to join an Active SWV ...

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November Community Captain of the Month

This month we are highlighting Kate Miller as the November Community Captain of the Month. Kate leads Indoor Fitness Bootcamp, a weekly program, at Ansted Middle School. She is a shinning example of what it means to be a Community Captain due to her positive attitude and encouragement to others to be physically active. Take a minute to read a little more about Kate and why she is an inspiration to others.

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Bicycle Friendly State; West Virginia Receives Highest Ranking Yet

Hello West Virginia Bike/Pedestrian and Community Development professionals, advocates, and enthusiasts,

As some of you may know, the League of American Bicyclists released its 2017 Bicycle Friendly State rankings earlier this month. West Virginia received its highest ranking ever at 37th Place! Some of us got the inside scoop at the 2017 West Virginia Bike Summit, but the official release also included WV’s state report card with detailed feedback on how ...

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Youth Essay Winner: Evan Nicolau

We are excited to announce another winner of the Active SWV Bridge Day 5K Youth Essay Contest; Evan Nicolau! 

Youth ages 18 and under shared with us their story to win 2 free entries to the event. Entries should answer “What motivates you to be active?” and “Why do you want to participate in the Bridge Day 5k?”

“My name is Evan Nicolau, and I was born here in West Virginia. It’s really a privilege to ...

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Youth Essay Winner: Morgan Stover

We are excited to announce another winner of the Active SWV Bridge Day 5k Youth Essay Contest, Morgan Stover.

“What motivates me to be physically active is the feeling I get after I have successfully completed a workout or a good run. I run cross country and play softball for Liberty High School. These two sports help me not only stay physically active, but it helps my mental state.”

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Youth Essay Winner: Olivia Honaker

We are excited to announce another winner of the Active SWV Bridge Day 5k Youth Essay Contest, Olivia Honaker!

Youth Essay Contest Details

Youth ages 18 and under can share with us their story to win 2 free entries to the event. Entries should answer “What motivates you to be active?” and “Why do you ...

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October Community Captain of the Month

This month we are highlighting Community Captain, Troy Phillips. He joined us in the Spring of 2017 as our first Rock Climbing Community Captain for Get Active in the Park. Since becoming a Community Captain Troy has shared his passion for rock climbing throughout the New River Gorge National River, leading free, monthly, beginner rock climbing ...

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Stand Up For Healthy Communities

The New River Gorge Stand Up Paddle Board Race powered by Active Southern West Virginia

Active Southern West Virginia’s mission is to increase opportunity for physical activity. With an executive director who has a life long passion for paddle sports, it is easy to see the connection between the world’s fastest growing paddle sport, SUP, and the mission to increase access in southern West Virginia. This year the New River Gorge SUP Race offered multiple races to appeal to ...

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