What is a virtual race?
A virtual event allows participants to complete the race on their own. You will run or walk the race distance at your own pace and at a time and location of your choosing. You choose your own race ...Continue Reading →
The fourth annual Active SWV Family Triathlon provides a race event that is friendly to beginners and allows the entire family to compete together. It makes an impact with young runners to see other kids their age taking part in this race. But kids of all ages are welcome to build teams or race as individuals.
This is a great race for any age and welcoming to beginner abilities.
Participants can compete as an individual or ...
This free 5k walk or run event will take place at Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, WV on May 11th at 10am. The morning will begin with the MedExpress Kids Run Dash 1 mile. Children of all ages are invited for a group photo, start line dance party, field games, and post race snacks. This event is not ...Continue Reading →
Active Southern West Virginia is proud to present the first ever family friendly beginner triathlon at Battle Run beach Summersville Lake, West Virginia. The Active SWV Family Triathlon, benefiting Active SWV Community Captains, will take place on August 20, 2016.
Register Here! $20 per adult, $10 per youth, plus registration fees.
Participants can compete as an individual or as a team. All members of the team need to complete each leg. Racers will have a 1.2 ...Continue Reading →
Active Southern West Virginia is proud to present the first ever running event across the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia. The Active SWV Bridge Day 5k, benefiting Active SWV Kids Running Clubs, will take place on October 15, 2016.
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The goal of the event is raise awareness against childhood obesity in partnership with Action for Healthy Kids, Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley-Stratton Middle School, and Active Southern West Virginia.
This event is free!
Organize a school team or community team to show your support for a more active southern West Virginia. Each team registered will be announced during the opening ceremonies.
Registration begins at 8:30am at Woodrow Wilson High School Football Field. The event will begin with a 1 mile fun run/walk ...Continue Reading →
Izzy’s Walk is a fundraiser in honor and memory of Izzy McManaway, with all money raised going to a family in West Virginia who has a child receiving cancer treatments at WVU Children’s Hospital.
The Walk is $25 per person and the 5K run is $30 until September 11th. Then the cost goes up $5.
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The first weekend in August attracts athletes and families to the New River Gorge to take part in a variety of race events, but to also enjoy the scenic beauty, historic towns and a pleasant mountain climate. There are as many locally owned restaurant choices as options to get active with or without the family.
The New River Gorge Games encompass a 5K walk or run, a 28.5-mile triathlon through the New River Gorge featuring mountain biking, whitewater kayaking and ...Continue Reading →