Hear From the Active SWV Kids Run Club Supervisor

Beginning running early is a key to success and beating childhood obesity, too. The Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run Club is a perfect example of how it gets started. Since its inception with one school three years ago, the program has now involved more than 1000 students and hundreds of adult volunteers. There have been 21 different Kids Run Clubs and two community groups. The program added five new school groups this fall alone.

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Youth Essay Winner: Morgan Stover

We are excited to announce another winner of the Active SWV Bridge Day 5k Youth Essay Contest, Morgan Stover.

“What motivates me to be physically active is the feeling I get after I have successfully completed a workout or a good run. I run cross country and play softball for Liberty High School. These two sports help me not only stay physically active, but it helps my mental state.”

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Ask For An Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run Club At Your School!

Active SWV Kids Running Club

Active Southern West Virginia completed its first elementary school running club pilot program in partnership with Valley Elementary School in Smithers, Fayette County, West Virginia fall 2015. Since then, Active SWV has expanded running clubs to Ansted Middle School, Summersville Elementary, and the Energy Express summer program at the Southern Appalachian Labor School at Beards Fork.

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