Outdoor Fitness 2021: Recap of our first season

Featured Image: Cardio Sculpt Fitness Class, led by Hope Hubbard-Lowe and held waterside at Williams Wharf Landing, is growing in popularity. This image from the Nov 10th class. Activities have slowed down a bit but we’re finishing the year strong. After one full season of providing outdoor fitness opportunities to Mathews County residents and visitors,Continue reading “Outdoor Fitness 2021: Recap of our first season”

COVID-19 Response Sep 2021

If you’ve been following the reports from national, regional and local health officials, you are aware of the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases – in particular the Delta variant. The Mathews Outdoor Club (MOC) is monitoring the situation and is ready to adapt to any restrictions that may be imposed for group gatherings. The MOCContinue reading “COVID-19 Response Sep 2021”

Open Water Swim Change eff September 2021

Effective Monday, August 30 – Open Water Swim at Williams Wharf will be held on Mondays and Thursdays only. Also changing is the swim start & end time – still 90 minutes each on those two evenings, just a shift to earlier (starting to get dark earlier). Open Water Swim at Williams Wharf will nowContinue reading “Open Water Swim Change eff September 2021”

New location for fitness class: Cardio Sculpt moves to Williams Wharf eff Aug 2021

Starting with the Wed 8/11 session, the Cardio Sculpt class led by Hope, has a new location. We’re excited to announce that this class will now be held at Williams Wharf Landing. Moving the Cardio Sculpt class to Williams Wharf will allow people who want to do both the swim & this class on WednesdaysContinue reading “New location for fitness class: Cardio Sculpt moves to Williams Wharf eff Aug 2021”

2021 Jun: First Month of MOC Activities

150 Hours of Outdoor Fitness The Mathews Outdoor Club (MOC) – in our first month of activities – has provided 150 total hours of outdoor fitness in Mathews County. We hosted the first Micro Triathlon in our series, our annual Gwynn’s Island Race and launched the MOC Outdoor Fitness Program. A fantastic first month forContinue reading “2021 Jun: First Month of MOC Activities”

COVID-19 Response May 2021

As we approach our summer event and fitness program season, the MOC reviewed Virginia’s updated guidelines with regard to participant health & safety during the pandemic. The VA guidelines were updated in April 2021: the applicable sections for our activities are summarized below. The Mathews Outdoor Club is focused on meeting both the letter andContinue reading “COVID-19 Response May 2021”

MOC Sponsors Apr 2021: Tunstall Trucking & Noble Pest Control

The Mathews Outdoor Club (MOC) is proud to announce two additional sponsors for our club events: Tunstall Trucking in Mathews and Noble Pest Control on Gwynn’s Island. Both have signed on as sponsors for the Gwynn’s Island Race and the Mathews Marathon and will be prominently displayed on our event page and on event shirts.Continue reading “MOC Sponsors Apr 2021: Tunstall Trucking & Noble Pest Control”

Community Support 2021: Roadside Cleanup

April 10, 2021. That was the date of Mathews Co Spring Clean of the area roadsides, and as with previous years, the MOC was present and contributing in the effort. Mathews Outdoor Club (MOC) has participated in Virginia DOT’s Adopt-A-Highway program for five years, selecting a 2 mile section along busy Route 14 in MathewsContinue reading “Community Support 2021: Roadside Cleanup”

Run or ride thru the marshland: New Point

Starting at the New Point Lighthouse or at Historic Bayside Landing, these routes are right at sea level. Must love open spaces…. The scenery simply cannot be beat when you venture along any of the running or cycling routes in the New Point area of Mathews County. It is mostly isolated except for the numerousContinue reading “Run or ride thru the marshland: New Point”