Active Southern West Virginia Signature Events bring quality fundraising events to southern West Virginia. These fee based races raise funds for the free programs of Active SWV while providing more opportunity for family friendly and beginner racers.

Signature Events for 2019



Active SWV Regional Free Fun Run/Walk

May 11th at Woodrow Wilson High School


Find more details here; Facebook event



Active SWV Family Triathlon

June 8th at Summersville Lake

Fees to enter: Individual or family (group)

1.2 mile run, 2 mile bike, 1 mile paddle course

Shirts, finisher medals, and lunch included




Active SWV New River Gorge Stand Up Paddle Board Race

September 22nd at Fayette Station

Facebook event page; New River Gorge SUP Race 2019

Fee to enter: Individual men’s, women’s, youth

Shirts, top finisher trophies, and dinner included


Active SWV Bridge Day 5K

October 19th during Bridge Day

Racer Information Page

Fees to enter: Individual men’s, women’s, youth

Shirt, finisher medal, top finisher medal, transportation, post race snacks



Active SWV Ugly Sweater 5K Run/Walk

November 30th at Fayette County Park

Fee to enter, but not timed

Participant ornaments provided




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Volunteers are always needed and are the key to a great event. Please contact our office if you would like to support these great opportunities (and have some fun)! [email protected]    (304) 254-8488