To confirm race time, all race participants must wear a timing chip attached to the bib number. Bibs must be worn on the front of the participant. Gun timing is used for awards.

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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...