Ogden Wellness Weekend Is In the Home Stretch
WHEELING — A month from now, on what participants hope will be a calm, cool and slightly overcast Sunday afternoon, upward of a thousand brave and hardy souls will be preparing to tackle the inaugural Tough as Nails Urban Challenge.
They will launch 200 at a time, every 15 minutes from the starting line at 14th and Main streets. There will be plenty of smiles all around, and even some laughter.
And then, the first ...
13th Annual Bike Tour Welcome Addition to Ogden Wellness Weekend
WHEELING — For retired teacher Doug Wayt, trails are an essential part of Ohio Valley residents’ wellness.
“They can mean so much to our communities,” said Wayt, co-president of Ohio Valley Trail Partners. “People don’t recognize what they mean.”
Organization members met recently to discuss their upcoming endeavor: the Wheeling Heritage Trail Bicycle Tour, now in its 13th year. The tour is set to pedal off at 8 a.m. ...
‘Scatterday Challenge’ Seeks Fittest of Fit for Wellness Weekend in Wheeling
WHEELING – It’s a challenge the late R. “Scat” Scatterday would be proud to have his name on — running or walking a 13.1-mile half marathon, biking either 10 miles or 30 miles and then participating in a 6-mile, 20-obstacle urban challenge.
For most active people, that would be at least three weekends’ worth of physical activity. For the rest of us, that might be three months. But for the region’s ...