Ogden Fun Run

At 8:20 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 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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Mountain River Physical Therapy Joins Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Team in Wheeling

The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic is partnering with Mountain River Physical Therapy to provide for the pre- and post-race needs of all runners and walkers this year. Mountain River, which has offices in Wheeling, Wellsburg, St. Clairsville and New Martinsville, will have eight to 12 clinical staff members on hand near the start/finish line for the 41st-annual race, which is set for May 27 on the streets of Wheeling. There, ...


Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic to Award Medals to 5K Participants

Organizers of the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic are making sure those who finish this year’s 5K events will get the recognition they deserve. This year, those who cross the finish line in the 5K Run/Walk for Health will receive medals marking the accomplishment, in addition to those who conquer the 13.1-mile half marathon course. The 41st annual running of the Ogden race is set for May 27 on the streets of ...

Photo by Scott McCloskey Discussing plans for the 41st annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic, from left, are Adam Shinsky, J.B. Chambers YMCA executive director; Jamie Bordas, president of the YMCA’s board of directors; and Perry Nardo, general manager of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register.

Ogden Half Marathon Classic Partners with Wheeling YMCA

WHEELING — The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic once again is partnering with the J.B. Chambers YMCA to improve the lives of local youth. Event organizers have announced proceeds from this year’s 41st running of the Ogden race — set for May 27 on the streets of Wheeling — will benefit the YMCA. It marks the second straight year the race has chosen to contribute to the organization, which offers a vast array of programs ...