Bridge Day Bicycle Valet Powered by Active SWV & New River Bicycle Union

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Active Southern West Virginia and The New River Bicycle Union are co-hosting a bicycle valet service during the 2016 Bridge Day Festival. Event attendees will have bicycle storage at both ends of the New River Gorge Bridge. The valet service on the north side of the bridge will be ...

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Introducing Community Captain Erin Clay

cc-erin-clay-bring-the-kidsThis month we are highlighting Community Captain Erin Clay to show our appreciation for her service and to showcase a little bit of her story. We hope it will resonate with some of our readers and motivate them to start their journey toward a healthy and active lifestyle change. We strongly believe that without the hard work and dedication of ...

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Jumping into Fall with Active SWV

Active Southern West Virginia provides free opportunities to get active by yourself or with family and friends. Interesting and fun activities are lead by trained volunteers to provide safe and educational experiences. 

Check out all that is coming up this week and into West Virginia’s beautiful fall season! 

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September 21st and 26th: Tai ...

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Introducing Community Captain Lauren Meade

CC Lauren2This month we are highlighting Camp Brookside Community Captain Lauren Meade to both show appreciation for her service and to showcase a little bit of her story. We hope it will resonate with some of our readers and motivate them to start their journey toward a healthy and active lifestyle change. We strongly believe that without the hard work and dedication of our Community ...

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Active SWV Family Triathlon at Summersville Lake

The inaugural Active Southern West Virginia Family Triathlon, in support of ActiveSWV Kids Run Clubs, was a great success! Held on Saturday, August 20, 2016, in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Summersville Dam celebration, a field of 50 participants, including kids, parents and grandparents, ran, biked and paddled a course set up adjacent to the Summersville Lake beach. This family-friendly, beginner event included a 4.4-mile course, divided into a 1.2-mile run, 2.2-mile bicycle ride, and a 1-mile ...

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ActiveSWV Beards Fork Energy Express Run Club

Active Southern West Virginia completed its pilot Energy Express Kids Run Club at the Southern Appalachian Labor School at Beards Fork. Energy Express is a summer reading program developed and facilitated by the WVU Extension Service.

All kids that participated in the program completed 30 minutes of physical activity each day, as a part of the program, two of which were designated run club training days. The group ran laps around their track and played ...

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Grant Awarded To Mount Hope Project

Active Southern West Virginia (Active SWV) is working to create opportunities for safe, accessible physical activity in Mount Hope. Three projects are being pursued by the Active SWV Pedestrian, Bike, Trail Coordinator Andrew Davis through an AmeriCorps VISTA partnership with the National Coal Heritage Authority. These three projects are:

  • Improving upon the already existing Safe Streets Route
  • A one mile fitness trail
  • Concept plan for development of the Mount Hope Rail Trail

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Measuring Success – we need your help!

Camp Brookside groupActive Southern West Virginia is working hard to improve and expand our Community Captains program – we need your help! Active SWV would like for Community Captains to administer a survey at the start of their activity program followed by a Post Survey six weeks later. Christaan Abildso, of the WVU School of Public Health, created ...

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Ask For An Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run Club At Your School!

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Active Southern West Virginia completed its first elementary school running club pilot program in partnership with Valley Elementary School in Smithers, Fayette County, West Virginia fall 2015. Since then, Active SWV has expanded running clubs to Ansted Middle School, Summersville Elementary, and the Energy Express summer program at the Southern Appalachian Labor School at Beards Fork.

THE FACTS ARE IN: Survey ...

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Camp Brookside Community Captain Teeya Mills

13230325_1003076499779659_3017867461271575863_nThis month we are highlighting Camp Brookside Community Captain Teeya Mills to both show appreciation for her service and to showcase a little bit of her story. We hope it will resonate with some of our readers and motivate them to start their journey toward a healthy and active lifestyle change. We strongly believe that without ...

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