Kids Run

Tiny Tot Trot

Sponsored by: Ohio Valley Parent Magazine 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25. On Water Street, near Heritage Port. Ages 5 & under, 4- & 5-year-olds race first, followed by 3 & under. Pre-registration before May 10, 2019. $10 entry fee includes a t-shirt. Registration is 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All entrants will receive finish award ribbon.

Ogden Fun Run

At 8:20 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 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.

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