Schedule of Events

Half Marathon Walk

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 7:30 a.m.

Half Marathon Run

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 8:00 a.m.

This challenging course is well known for its changes in elevation. The Half Marathon Run will have prizes (for male and female) for the Open division. The Half Marathon Walk prizes also are 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 Dri-fit shirt.

Half Marathon Run Relay

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 8:00 a.m.

Half Marathon Run Relay prizes are for the top three teams of Male/Male, Male/Female, Female/Female. Transportation is provided to and from the transfer point of the race. Race towels, bottled water and fresh fruit will be available to participants. Participants will receive one food voucher. Pre-registered participants are guaranteed a Dri-fit shirt.

5K Run/Walk For Health

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 8:15 a.m.

Ogden Newspapers 5K Run/Walk For Health prizes include Open division prizes. Race towels, bottled water and fresh fruit will be available to participants. Participants will receive one food voucher. Pre-registered participants are guaranteed a Dri-fit shirt.

Ogden Fun Run

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 8:20 a.m.

Ogden Fun Run (Ages 12 and under), on a new course that will start at the Half Marathon Start/Finish line and finish on Water Street. $15 entry fee includes T- shirt & finish award ribbon. Pre-registered participants are guaranteed a T-shirt. Parents are encouraged to run with their children at no cost, or pay the $15 fee and receive a T-shirt.

Tiny Tot Trot

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.

Ogden Tiny Tot Trot Sponsored by: Ohio Valley Parent Magazine. On Water Street, near Heritage Port. Ages 5 and under. Four- and 5-year-olds run first, followed by 3 and under. No entry fee. Registration starts at 8 a.m. on Water Street. All entrants will receive finish award ribbon. Course will run along Water Street.

Race News

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Wheeling Hospital To Run Ogden Half Marathon Medical Tent

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 ...

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Road Racing Champ and Ogden Half Marathon Ambassador Tom Fleming Dead at 65

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 ...

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Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic Has Evolved for Ironman Paul Exley

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 ...

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