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 2017, the Race Committee has determined that all 5K participants will receive a race medal.

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Tots

Tots Trot During 41st Ogden Half Marathon

By SHELLEY HANSON For The News-Register WHEELING — The pitter-patter of little feet turned into thunder on Water Street as youngsters participated in the Ogden Tiny Tot Trot — the cutest of all the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic events held Saturday in Wheeling. Wheeling residents Susan and Matt Koval brought their 3-year-old daughter Lydia to run the Tot Trot. Matt has worked as an amateur radio operator for years during the ...

Female Walk

Friendship Leads to Championship

By CODY TOMER Staff Writer WHEELING —The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic has been said to be one of the most gruelling courses in the United States, but for Kim Norman, 42, and Carie Gump, 42, of Wheeling, the event is a bond that they have shared for years. On Saturday, Norman was the first female to cross the finish line in the Half Marathon Walk and Gump was the first person to greet the first-time winner. “This race has ...

Terry and Bill (3)

After 37 Years, Whitecotton Walks to Victory

By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer WHEELING — After 37 years of competing in the annual Memorial Day weekend race through Wheeling, city resident Terry Whitecotton claimed his first victory during the Ogden Newspapers 5K Walk on Saturday. Whitecotton, 63, was the first man to finish the race, as he crossed the line at 36:03. “I started out as a runner years ago, but then got into walking as I got a little older,” Whitecotton said. ...

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