Panther Creek Elementary Run Club

The Panther Creek Elementary Run Club, powered by Active SWV, completed its first run club session on October 19th with a celebratory fun run! The Panther Creek Elementary Run club had over 75 participants, ages ranging from kindergarten to 5th grade, and more than 15 parent and teacher volunteers that helped to lead the run club on a weekly basis. The participants were divided into 4 groups: the Bobcats (K-1st), Mountain Lions (2nd), Jaguars (3rd), and, ...

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Marsh Fork Elementary Active SWV Run Club

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Marsh Fork Elementary Active SWV Run Club recently completed its first session with a celebratory fun run on October 6th, 2016. The club met before school, twice a week, for 6 weeks leading up to the exciting run. Their bi-weekly training was lead by dedicated faculty volunteers, Kim Cantley and Katelyn Moore. This group of individuals transformed over ...

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Active SWV Valley Elementary School Run Club

Active Southern West Virginia partners with Valley Elementary School, VES, once again to demonstrate how fun and rewarding school running clubs can be. With faculty support, VES has completed the second semester of the Active SWV Kids Run Club. For 6 weeks students have stayed after school for snacks, warm up, sprint games, running tips, distance running, and stretching all led by faculty and parent volunteers. Active SWV provides the coaches manual, coaches training, and race day support.

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Why Your School Needs An Active SWV Kids Running Club

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. Forty students experienced 6 weeks of training and will continue each semester with a running club.

We are now looking for five elementary or middle schools in each of the 4 counties ...

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