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Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run Club Program

The Active SWV Kids Run Program seeks to improve the health outcomes of southern West Virginian youth by empowering them with the opportunities, skills, and knowledge to be physically active. The central goal of the Active SWV Kids Run Club Program is to instill healthy habits in our area’s youth and to get them excited about running and physical activity. Active SWV believes that all West Virginian youth deserve to live happy, healthy ...

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Tips for Walking in the Rain

Active Southern West Virginia provides free physical activity opportunities and often these activities take place outdoors and year round. West Virginia is known for it’s rain forest like weather patterns and quickly changing conditions. Often times this can become a barrier to staying active on a regular schedule. Active SWV Community Captain Levi Moore has provided some tips for sticking with your activity plans rain or shine.

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Jumping into Fall with Active SWV

Active Southern West Virginia provides free opportunities to get active by yourself or with family and friends. Interesting and fun activities are lead by trained volunteers to provide safe and educational experiences. 

Check out all that is coming up this week and into West Virginia’s beautiful fall season! 

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September 21st and 26th: Tai ...

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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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