MAY 26, 2018

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Wheeling Hospital to Run Ogden Half Marathon Classic Medical Tent

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital personnel are gearing up to run the medical tent again for the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon events on May 26. “It is a great to have Wheeling Hospital as one of our corporate sponsors,” said Joe Lovell, assistant race director. “Wheeling Hospital is the race medal sponsor for the Half Marathon Walk and Run and the 5-K Walk and Run, plus being the medical provider. “It’s great to have them on ...

Tot Trot and Fun Run Are a Treat For Fleet Feet

Parents can expect to see dozens of area youths smiling from ear to ear while participating in the 2018 Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic’s Fun Run and Tot Trot events. The events will be held on the morning of Saturday, May 26, along Water Street in downtown Wheeling. Sponsored by Ohio Valley Parent Magazine, the Tot Trot is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. near Heritage Port. The 100-yard dash event is for ages 5 and under, ...

Ogden Half Marathon Packet Pickup Moves to River City in Wheeling

The 42nd running of the Ogden Half Marathon Classic will take on a true “River City” feel this year, as River City Restaurant will serve as host for many of the race-related events. First, on Friday, May 25, race registration and packet pickup for those who registered in advance for the Half Marathon will be held at River City, located at the corner of 14th and Main streets. Race registration for the past number of years had been ...


Half Marathon

The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic Run will start at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 26. This challenging, Ohio Valley course -- often referred to as the "Toughest Half Marathon in America" -- is well known for its changes in elevation. The Half Marathon Run will have prize categories (for male and female) for the Open division. Race towels, bottled water and fresh fruit will be available to participants. Participants will receive one food voucher. Pre-registered participants are guaranteed a Dri-Fit shirt.

5k Run & 5k Walk for Health

8:15 a.m. The 5K Run and 5K Walk For Health prizes will be given in the Open division. Race towels, bottled water and fresh fruit will be available to participants. Participants will receive one food voucher, and pre-registered participants are guaranteed a Dri-Fit shirt. Also in 2018, the Race Committee has determined that all 5K participants will receive a race medal.

Kids Run

Ogden Fun Run

At 8:20 a.m. Saturday, May 26, the Fun Run will make its way through downtown Wheeling. Also a non-competitive event, the Fun Run is for children 12 and under. No prizes are awarded and the $15 entry fee includes a race T-shirt. Pre-registered participants are guaranteed a T-shirt. Parents are encouraged to run with their children at no cost or pay $15 and also receive a T-shirt. Sizes and quantities of T-shirts are limited at the event. The race will begin at the start/finish line on 14th Street, and head up 14th to Eoff Street. The course heads up 14th Street to Eoff Street, where it turns left, heading north on Eoff Street to 11th Street west. Runners then descend the hill next to the Wheeling YWCA, crossing Chapline Street and heading to Market Street, where they turn right and travel north to 10th Street, left on 10th to Main Street, and then left on Main Street south. The course then turns right on 11th Street, at the elephant, Bobo, at the Heritage Port Gateway Park, then left onto Water Street. The course continues for 300 yards on Water Street before ending in front of Berry Supply Corp.