Youth Essay Contest for Active SWV Bridge Day 5k

What is Active SWV Bridge Day 5k?

It’s the only race across the New River Gorge Bridge! The 5k begins on the north side of the NRG Bridge, continues along town streets, and finishes in front of the Historic Fayette County Court House. Boasting 179 racers in 2016 and 241 in 2017, this event championing support and inclusion for participants of all ages and abilities keeps getting bigger and better! Read more about the event and it’s history here.

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eNeRgY Community Walk/Run

Celebrating active lifestyles in the New River Gorge Region

The New River Gorge Region is invited to the eNeRGy Community Walk/Run powered by Active SWV on Saturday, May 12th at Woodrow Wilson High School. Join us as we celebrate active lifestyles for a FREE 5k Community Walk/Run and the MedExpress Kids Run Club Dash. All ages are welcome to come as an individual, family, or form your own team.

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November Participant of the Month

Active SWV would like to introduce November’s Participant of the Month, Nathan Fell. His support and family participation at Mile Monday and of Active SWV in general goes a long way in being an example to the community. We are so proud and excited to have his support and interest in volunteering with Kids Run Clubs.

1. What motivated you to join an Active SWV ...

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Make an Impact: Assist an Active SWV Kids Run Club Coach

Active SWV Kids Run Clubs. Be a part of the movement.

Looking to improve your own fitness AND volunteer at the same time? Ready to share your love for physical activity with others? Be an Active SWV Kids Run Club Coach!

We need you!

Active SWV is looking for community members to serve as ...

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Active SWV Bridge Day 5K 2016 Recap

Active Southern West Virginia is proud to have hosted the first 5K running event across the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia. The Active SWV Bridge Day 5k, benefiting Active SWV Kids Running Clubs, took place on October 15, 2016.

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“Bridge Day, one of the largest extreme sports event in the world, is held ...

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Welcoming New Staff Member Malorie Polster

It is with great pleasure Active Southern West Virginia would like to announce the addition of Malorie Polster serving as the Outreach Coordinator through AmeriCorps VISTA through June of 2017.

Malorie

Malorie is from Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.S. in Kinesiology and Health Sciences and ...

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Donate To Get Southern West Virginia Active!

Active Southern West Virginia has demonstrated consistent follow through by providing more opportunity for communities in southern West Virginia to be physically active. 

Donations are vital to sustaining and growing these programs.

Caring, confident volunteers have stepped up to commit their time to lead weekly programs across 4 counties. Businesses and organizations such as the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority and the New River Gorge National Park have opened their doors, provided resources, ...

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