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About The Festival  |  Fitness Competition & 5k  |  Wellness Fair  |  Healthy Family Fun  |  Contact  |  SponsorVolunteer

About The Festival

Wellness Fair, Fitness Competition, Children’s Activities, Live Music, Food, Giveaways & More!

 

Enjoy a family friendly afternoon experiencing the joy of wellness and discovering the wonderful resources our area has to offer.

EMBRACE WELLNESS, CONNECT COMMUNITY. 

Mission

The mission of the WV Wellness Festival is to connect individuals and families within our community to comprehensive wellness resources. By embracing a holistic approach, the festival endeavors to address various dimensions of wellness, including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social aspects. 

Through an interactive wellness fair, educational workshops, and engaging activities, the festival aims to empower attendees with the knowledge, tools, and support networks necessary to enhance their overall well-being. By fostering connections and collaboration among diverse wellness providers and community members, Forgiven Warrior presents the WV Wellness Festival as a way to cultivate a healthier and more vibrant community for all.

 

Schedule

Festival schedule is tentative and subject to change!

 

9:15 AM

5K/1 Mile Fun Run Race Start

10:00 AM

WV Wellness Festival Doors Open To The Public
Lauren Starkey Plays, Lobby 

Kids Corner Opens

10:10 AM

5K Awards, Main Stage 

10:15 AM

Yoga Class with &Yoga, Activity Tent 
Festival Competition Events Begin, Competition Areas

10:20 AM

Storytime Yoga: Mindful Movement for Kids with Morgantown Public Library, Kids Wellness Zone

11:00 AM

Thriving Families: A Family Approach To Mental Health Panel Discussion, Main Stage 

11:30 AM

CoMingle Mixer: Friendship & Social Wellness, Activity Tent 

 

Sat, July 13, 2024

10:00AM

Mylan Park Community Center

Festival admission is FREE!

 

 

 

 

 

 


12:00 PM

Stronger Together: Bridging Health, Wellness, and Community Panel Discussion, Main Stage 

12:30 PM

Healthy Cooking Demonstration with WVU Extension Family Nutrition, Activity Tent 

1:00 PM

Strength In Support: Building Community For Postpartum Wellness Panel Discussion, Main Stage 

1:00 PM

Fairmont State University Arts Academy Student Performances, Lobby 

1:15 PM

Dynamic Stretch & Breath: Physical Therapy Stretching, Activity Tent 

2:00 PM

Securing Tomorrow: Strategies For Family Financial Wellness & Legacy Planning Panel Discussion, Main Stage 

2:50 PM

Festival Closing/Fitness Competition Awards Ceremony, Main Stage 

Bonnie’s Bus, a mobile mammography unit dedicated to providing breast cancer screenings, will be joining us hosted by PuraVita Direct Primary Care. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (304) 244-1347.

WEST VIRGINIA WELLNESS FESTIVAL

Fitness Competition

5K, & 1 mile family fun run

The WV Wellness Festival Fitness Competition is the ultimate test of fitness prowess, serving as the proving grounds for excellence in physical performance. With divisions for men and women across various age groups and fitness levels, participants compete for prizes in a range of events. Highlights include a standalone 5k run and an array of dynamic challenges such as bench press, pull-ups, agility, and more. Stay tuned for the unveiling of this year’s event lineup, promising a diverse competition open to all who seek to push their limits and showcase their fitness achievements.     

 

There will be a prize to the overall male and female winners of the WV Wellness Festival Fitness Competition! Additional prizes will be awarded to the podium winners in each division.

Competition Events

  • 5k Run
  • 4 Minute, Max Meter Row **Sponsored by Community Fitness of Morgantown
  • Sand Bag Ladder **Sponsored by Morgantown Police Department 
  • Strict Pullups **Sponsored by U.S.A. Army National Guard 
  • Agility Course **Sponsored by Orion Financial 
  • Max Reps Bench Press (135/95) **Sponsored by CrossFit Morgantown 
  • Broad Jump **Sponsored by First United Bank & Trust
  • 3 Rep Max Deadlift **Move Right Performance Therapy and Recovery Center 

Men will be scored against all other men, women will be scored against all other women. At the end of the event, the top three overall and top three in each age group will receive awards.  

 

 

The age groups are as follows: 

  • 18 and under
  • 19-34
  • 35-49
  • 50 and above

    **Age is based on the athlete’s age as of July 13, 2024. 

Early Bird Registration (Register by May 1) – $65
Registration (After May 1) – $75

**There will be no day-of registration for the WV Wellness Festival Competition

5K / 1 MILE FAMILY FUN RUN

You can choose to register and complete the 5K as a stand-alone event. The 5K is also an event within the overall WV Wellness Festival Fitness Competition.

1 Mile Family Fun Run is sponsored by Cardinal Pediatrics. 

 

Wellness Fair

An interactive exhibitor fair showcasing the best of West Virginia's health and wellness organizations and experts. This lively event is interactive, fun and educational but also free for all attendees. Celebrating and supporting holistic wellness, the fair offers a plethora of free resources, giveaways, and health screenings covering physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. Last year alone, we provided over 330 free screenings, hosted 8 workshops and seminars, and welcomed 85 exhibitors. This year we expect to grow even more!

Interested in Becoming An exhibitor?

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SATURDAY, JUNE 15

Highlight your wellness business or services at the Festival! All WV Wellness Festival exhibitors must be an individual or entity supporting community wellness including physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual. Exhibitor space is limited and will be confirmed on a first come first serve basis. Reserve your spot now!

exhibitor Pricing

$500 Premium Exhibitor Space

$100 Exhibitor Space

$35 Non-Profit Exhibitor Space

QUESTIONS?

Contact WVWellnessFestival@gmail.com

EXHIBITOR pARTICIPATION FORM

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SATURDAY, JUNE 15

2024 EXHIBITORS

&Yoga

Advantage Health & Wellness 

Al-Anon Family Groups

Almost Heaven Mobile Hydration 

Amplify Children’s Academy 

Bemer Group

Black Bear Historical Fencing 

Bonnie’s Bus 

Busy Bee Fit 

Busy Moms Healthcare 

Cardinal Pediatrics 

CASA For Kids 

Chestnut Mountain Ranch

Chestnut Ridge Church

Coliseum Chiropractic

CoMingle 

Community Fitness of Morgantown 

Compass Women’s Center 

CORE (Center for Organ Recovery & Education) 

DBSA WV (Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance of WV) 

Dynamic Physical Therapy 

Ellie Mental Health-WV 

Empty Bowls Monongalia 

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown

Enlightened Body & Wellness 

Fairchance Dental Arts

FBI – Criminal Justice Information Services

First Choice Services 

Forgiven Warrior/Wee Warriors 

Granville Police Department, K9 Unit

Harmony, a Member of Transformation Care Network

High Mark Health Options

Hoss Foundation 

Huntington Bank 

Intentional Wellness & Consulting 

Iron Bombshell Fitness & Nutrition 

Mal’s Fresh Produce Market 

MedBridge

Meridian Dental Specialists

Mon Health Heart & Vascular Center  

Mon Health Cancer Center 

Mon Health Progressing Through Postpartum (P3) Program

Mon Health Digestive Care/Gastroenterology 

Mon Health – Preston Memorial Hospital Diabetic Education

Montani Mental Health, LLC 

 

Morgantown Area Meals on Wheels 
Morgantown Public Library System 

Mountain Mama Family Services

Mountain State Wellness 

Move Right Performance Therapy & Recovery Center 

Mylan Park Aquatic Center & Track Complex

Norwex – Healthy Living with Missy 

Orion Financial Group 

PaperPie Learning 

Pet Helpers, Inc. 

Postpartum Support International – WV Chapter 

Psychobabble-Me Podcast 

PuraVita Direct Primary Care 

Rape & Domestic Violence Information Center 

Regional Eye Associates

Release Restore

Restore Addiction Recovery and Wellness

Sleep Number

SteppingStones 

Symmetry Fitness 

The Joint Chiropractic 

The Robin Ames Foundation 

Thomas Integrative Psychotherapy 

Triquetra Body, LLC 

Unbound Counseling, LLC 

United Way of Monongalia & Preston Counties 

USA Army National Guard

USA Army Recruiting Command 

USA Martial Arts of Morgantown

Verano 

Wholebrain Solutions

Wise Path Recovery Centers/Ascension Recovery Services 

WV Department of Health – Division of Immunization Services

WVJC School of Nursing 

WVU Extension Family Nutrition 

WVU Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine 

WVU Medicine Children’s 

WVU Medicine Clinical Education & Development 

WVU Medicine Department of OB/GYN 

WVU Medicine – WVU Hospitals Center for Quality Outcomes 

WVU Traumatic Brain Injury Services Program 

Yost Hearing 

Young Life WV 

Zera House

FOOD VENDORS

The Mason Jar (Featuring healthy concessions indoors including Veggie Wraps, Chicken Wraps, Cole Slaw, and Fruit Cups)

Paleonardos (Food truck serving wholesome meals that adhere to the principles of the Paleo diet.)

Mama T’s Munchies (Food truck returning by popular demand with their famous pork tacos.)

Kona Ice (Food truck and child fan-favorite, bringing out a menu of reduced sugar and dye drinks especially for the WV Wellness Festival.) 

Healthy Family Fun

The Kids Corner is generously sponsored by

The West Virginia Wellness Festival will be packed with healthy fun for the whole family! Admission to the festival is free and includes the Wellness Fair, live music, spectator access to the Fitness Competition, and more!

FAMILY FITNESS CHALLENGE

Families and individuals attending the Festival can put their skills to the test in a series of exciting physical challenges and scavenger hunt-style tasks. Incorporating events from the fitness competition, along with activities from exhibitors and more, participants have the chance to bond with loved ones while enjoying the lively Festival atmosphere. It's an opportunity for all ages to embrace wellness in a spirited and engaging way!

ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN

Smile Bright!: Dental Hygiene Education by Fairchance Dental Arts Children and adults alike can learn proper teeth cleaning techniques using interactive demonstrations and plaque disclosing tablets.

Grow This! The WVU Extension Office team will lead hands-on activities teaching kids how to grow microgreens, offering a tasting session, and sending kids home with their own microgreen growing kit.

The event is free, but we do recommend bringing money for purchasing items from vendors, including food, face painting, and a PaperPie Learning Book Fair.

Contact Us

PHONE

304-216-5296

Email

wvwellnessfestival@gmail.com

Website

ForgivenWarrior.org/WVWellnessFestival

Support

Sponsorship

Interested in sponsoring this statewide wellness festival?

Volunteer

We are seeking volunteers to support the Fitness Competition, 5k, and Wellness Fair.

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Sponsors

Supporter sponsors

med chil

Amenities Sponsor

FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL 

DiGiovine Family

David & Stephanie Lorenze

Anonymous

Audra Mayhew

Rickard Family 
Shaffer Madia Law