Mount Hope Elementary Run Club

The Mount Hope Elementary Run Club takes place every morning before the start of school. As kids arrive at school and finish their breakfast, they are allowed into the gym for morning walking or running laps. Whenever they’re ready to join, they follow short warmup instructions provided by P.E. Teacher, Fred Burton. When time is up, all students sit together for some cool down stretches.

Mount Hope Elementary teacher, Clifford Sullivan, explained how the morning laps helps the kids get their ...

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Mabscott Elementary Run Club

The Mabscott Elementary Run Club, powered by Active SWV, got an early start to their first ever season, allowing for 9 weeks of run club during Spring 2017. The club was led by teachers, Jami Bond and Cali Evans, along with Mabscott Elementary parent, Nikki White.  

“When I saw the Active SWV was starting running clubs at local schools I ...

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Daniels Elementary Run Club

The Daniels Elementary Run Club, powered by Active SWV, completed its first run club season during the Spring of 2017. With pre-K through 5th graders, this run club was quick to fill with over 80 participants. The run club was made possible by the hard work of the head coach and Daniels Elementary Counselor, Melani Hylton, along with 7 additional teacher volunteers.   Continue Reading →

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Mount Nebo Elementary Run Club

The Mount Nebo Elementary Run Club, Powered by Active SWV, finished its first season in Spring of 2017. The club consisted of 40 3rd-5th graders and was led by P.E. teacher, Michele Anderson alone with 5 additional teacher volunteers.

Practices would start with a warm-up and a game and finish with an interval training run and cool-down. Continue Reading →

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Birch River Elementary Run Club

The Birch River Elementary Run Club, powered by Active SWV, completed its first season in Spring of 2017. The club was lead by head coach Leigh Ashby and eleven other wonderful volunteer coaches.Charlie Rose, left, is both a teacher at Birch River Elementary and an avid runner himself. The participants that sought a more serious training program got to train ...

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Maxwell Hill Elementary Run Club

Maxwell Hill Elementary Run Club, powered by Active SWV, completed its first season during the Spring of 2017. The club is led by Principal Amanda Richmond along with 8 other parent and teacher volunteers. The club meets twice and week and utilized the schools running path. 

“We were able to get this great new running path around the playground ...

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New River Elementary Run Club

New River Elementary school tested out the first ever recess run club during the Spring of 2017. With such a large student population and a sometimes overcrowded recess space, over 70 kids signed up to go to the access road at the back of the school to learn training runs, running games, and exercises. 

Teachers, Britni Gibson and Brentney Avis ...

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ActiveSWV Kids Running Club: Pilot Program at Valley Elementary School Begins Soon!

Active Southern West Virginia presents the ActiveSWV Valley Elementary School Running Club, the first round of after school programming. Principal Harrah and PE Teacher Linkous will facilitate the program with support from the staff at ActiveSWV. Weekly after school training’s will work to prepare the kids for a one mile competition on October 7th.

The big race day will be Wednesday October 7th at 4:30pm at Valley Elementary School. The team will have healthy snacks after school and begin their ...

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