Packet and bib number (with ChronoTrack timing tag) pickup is Friday, May 26, from noon until 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 27, starting at 6 a.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Intermodal Transportation Center at 1405 Main St.
The top finishers on Saturday will be announced at the Heritage Port Amphitheater at approximately 9:30 a.m. for 5K events and approximately 11:30 a.m. for Half Marathon events. All awards based on gun time. Cash awards and certificates will be mailed after verification.
You may register Friday, May 26, noon until 6 p.m. at the Robert C. Byrd Intermodal Transportation Center. Late registration fees apply. There is no race day registration.
In the heat of competition, even the most well-trained athletes may overlook what their bodies are telling them in the name of reaching their goal.
But those hitting the streets of Wheeling May 27 for the 41st-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic should know they’ll be under the watchful eyes of numerous Wheeling Hospital physicians and resident physicians during this year’s race, as the hospital has joined the race this ...
WHEELING — Tom Fleming, the two-time New York City Marathon winner who for many years served as the public face of the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic, died Wednesday while coaching high school track in New Jersey. He was 65.
Fleming will be remembered as a familiar, friendly face to regular Ogden race participants, having served as a race ambassador for the event for the past few decades in addition to hitting the streets ...
At 63 years old, Wheeling resident Paul Exley said his reasons for running the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon every year since its 1977 inception have evolved a great deal.
In fact, he said it’s become more about conquering the mental discipline of training all year for the grueling race than about posting a competitive time.
Exley said when you’ve been running the rigorous course for more than four decades, it becomes ...