Active SWV Bike/Walk goes to Damascus

As Active SWV Bike/Walk’s Coordinator, I was recently invited to join some fellow West Virginians to visit and tour Damascus, Virginia, which has embraced its identity as a “Trail Town”. Damascus is in the Mount Rogers District of Southwest Virginia, about 10 miles off of Interstate Highway 81. Some very popular trails converge in Damascus including the Iron Mountain Trail, U.S. Bicycle Route 76, the ...

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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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8 Active Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is only one of the many days of the year you are bound to devote all of your attention to your significant other. And living a physically active lifestyle is something that you can share with your special someone on hopefully most days of the year, but let’s mix it up and make it fun on this day! Who knows this could be the start of a tradition, or even more active dates throughout the year!

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Oak Hill Walking/Running Group

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Meet Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 5pm, White Oak Rail Trail

Oak Hill Community Captain Joe Gutshall encourages any and all community members to join the movement and get active together! Meet at the lot on Virginia St. as you go down toward Pizza Hut.

Join the Active Southern West Virginia Bulletin Board on Facebook for up-to- the minute updates on cancellations.

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