Meet the Gardner Family at the Finish Line – NRG Virtual 10K

Virtual races give us a fun way to stay active, but the energy from running with the crowd is missing. You may feel like you are alone during your “race” trying to push yourself for a good time with no cheering friends, family, and volunteers. The race crowd is out here and the Gardner family wants to share their race with you and provide some support at our virtual finish line.

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July Participants of the Month: Crisandra and Randy Tephabock

Active SWV is excited to introduce our July participants of the month, Crisandra and Randy Tephabock! Crisandra and Randy have participated in many Active SWV events, most recently the New River Gorge Virtual 10K event, and the Virtual Regional Fun Run community 5k, where they ...

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June Virtual Participant of the Month- Stephanie Hill

Stephanie Hill Active SWV Virtual Participant of the Month

Before Covid-19, Stephanie Hill was attending the REFIT at Central Headstart in Beckley 2-3 days a week for the last year and a half. Active SWV Community Captains have tried new and inventive ways to keep participants engaged during this ...

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Regional Fun Run 5k Winners

Virtual Kids Run Club comes to a close

Active SWV’s Virtual Kids Run Club and Regional Fun Run event wrapped up Memorial day weekend after six weeks of activity. The Virtual Club had participants from Clear Fork Elementary, Ghent Elementary, Summersville Elementary, Birch River Elementary, Shady Spring Elementary, Fairdale Elementary, Fayetteville pk-8, Panther Creek ...

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May Participants of the Month

Active SWV would like to introduce you to our May Participants of the Month; Josh, Natasha, Isaac, and Evelynn. We have been following the Jones family on social media and seeing all the fun and active adventures the family has been on during this time of physical distancing. Let’s learn a little more about what keeps them moving.

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April Participant of the Month: Cara Stewart

Active SWV staff and Community Captains have been working hard to provide alternatives to staying active while physically distancing. One of the current online challenges anyone can participate in is the Move Your Way, Southern WV Challenge – Extended Edition. This online challenge asks everyone to look through the Move Your Way(sm) educational website and use the Activity Tracker to make a plan for the week to meet ...

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Finding Love By Getting Active

Active SWV is swooning over our participants falling in love and getting engaged.

This is the story of how they met at Water Aerobics. 

One of the benefits of joining any of the Active SWV free programs is the new people you meet and the friendships you gain. So many of our participants have reported the social aspect of the activities is one of their favorite parts. Exercising with others ...

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