Half Marathon Walk

The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic Walk will start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 25. This challenging course is well known for its changes in elevation. The Half Marathon Walk 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 shirt. The race committee has determined that official race medals will be given to each finisher of the 43rd annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic Walk. The medals will be handed out as walkers cross the finish line.

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Proceeds from Ogden Half Marathon Classic To Benefit Wheeling’s Gold Star Memorial

WHEELING –Proceeds from the 2019 Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic will be donated toward a tribute to the region’s Gold Star families that sacrificed a loved one for the nation’s freedom. Plans currently are being made to construct a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at Wheeling’s Veterans Memorial Amphitheater later this year. John Nanny, chairman of the Hershel “Woody” Williams Scholarship Foundation, said receiving ...

Perfect Day for the 42nd Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic

The 42nd running of the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic was another successful event as the weather cooperated, the numbers were up and the overall winner will be putting his earnings toward a good cause. Bryan Morseman broke the tape at a time of 1:14.01.5, easily claiming the event in his first running of the race. Morseman has won a number of races with almost all his earnings going to help medical bills for his son, ...

Energy Fuels The Youngest In Race

WHEELING — The youngest participants in the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic have so much energy they don’t need to train. “He makes daddy chase him every day,” said Ed Sparks, of Wheeling. His son, Jaece, was one of three 6-year-olds registered Saturday for the 5K race. Twins Nicole and Nathan Spangler, of Moundsville, also participated in the 5K race along with their mother, Jill Spangler, a registered dietician at Wheeling ...

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