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”

MOC Sponsors Apr 2021: Salty Dog & PHA

The Mathews Outdoor Club (MOC) is proud to announce two sponsors for our club events: Salty Dog Pizzeria in Mathews and Peninsula Heating & Air in Hayes. 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: Salty Dog & PHA”

Community Support 2018: MHS athletes

New equipment for local High School track team: Victoria is making a STATEment. On November 17, 2018 Virginia Tidewater Trailrunners club (VTTR) was able to donate 3 high jump crossbars to the Mathews High School track team. The athletes on that team had previously been unable to practice high jumping for more than a year,Continue reading “Community Support 2018: MHS athletes”

Community Support 2017: Civic League & YMCA

Gwynn’s Island Festival Race proceeds donated to local nonprofits. The Gwynn’s Island Festival race is our club’s largest fundraiser, and is our opportunity to showcase the things that make Mathews County so special: the friendly people, the community feeling, and the terrific location for sporting events. Our annual race – the Kukini 8k & 5kContinue reading “Community Support 2017: Civic League & YMCA”

Community Support 2016: Roadside Cleanup

VDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program If you follow our group on Facebook, you probably read the news that our club has taken on sponsorship of a local road in Mathews County as part of the VDT Adopt A Highway program. It will be a few weeks before our sign is installed – we will likely schedule ourContinue reading “Community Support 2016: Roadside Cleanup”

Gwynn’s Island Race 2015: Inaugural Event

Article from Gazette Journal of Gloucester/ Mathews on July 2, 2015 Although the weather forced the cancellation of the Gwynn’s Island Festival this year, the Kukini race went on as scheduled. The Gwynn’s Island Fire Department was the start & finish line for the two events: 1 mile fun run kicked off at 9am followedContinue reading “Gwynn’s Island Race 2015: Inaugural Event”