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

Tots

Tots Trot During 41st Ogden Half Marathon

By SHELLEY HANSON For The News-Register WHEELING — The pitter-patter of little feet turned into thunder on Water Street as youngsters participated in the Ogden Tiny Tot Trot — the cutest of all the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic events held Saturday in Wheeling. Wheeling residents Susan and Matt Koval brought their 3-year-old daughter Lydia to run the Tot Trot. Matt has worked as an amateur radio operator for years during the ...

Female Walk

Friendship Leads to Championship

By CODY TOMER Staff Writer WHEELING —The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic has been said to be one of the most gruelling courses in the United States, but for Kim Norman, 42, and Carie Gump, 42, of Wheeling, the event is a bond that they have shared for years. On Saturday, Norman was the first female to cross the finish line in the Half Marathon Walk and Gump was the first person to greet the first-time winner. “This race has ...

Terry and Bill (3)

After 37 Years, Whitecotton Walks to Victory

By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer WHEELING — After 37 years of competing in the annual Memorial Day weekend race through Wheeling, city resident Terry Whitecotton claimed his first victory during the Ogden Newspapers 5K Walk on Saturday. Whitecotton, 63, was the first man to finish the race, as he crossed the line at 36:03. “I started out as a runner years ago, but then got into walking as I got a little older,” Whitecotton said. ...

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