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Brenden Sands Wins Ogden Half Marathon Men’s Run

WHEELING — The 44th running of the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic certainly had a heavy local flavor Saturday morning. Fifteen of the top 20 finishers, including the entire top 10, reside in the Ohio Valley on one side of the river or the other. Current West Liberty Hilltopper ...

Man Runs 5K in Business Attire to Atone for Underperforming Fantasy Team

WHEELING — If you don’t win the race, you can at least be the best-dressed guy there. That’s what Dylan Kimble took away from his experience running in The Twins Pops 5K Run for Health through downtown Wheeling in a full business suit, briefcase included, Saturday morning. “It’s a ...

Nebraska man making his way through ‘50 States Half Marathon Challenge’

WHEELING – A Nebraska man competed in the 44th annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic Run Saturday, with the West Virginia race allowing him to check off the state as he makes his way through the “50 States Half Marathon Challenge.” Richard Wiedenbeck, a first-time competitor in ...

Segal, Murdock Tops Among 5K Walkers

WHEELING — The male and female winners of The Twin Pops 5K Walk for Health presented by Ziegenfelder had very different experiences in the lead-up to the starting line Saturday morning. Buddy Segal, who won the men’s division in 35:24, trained all winter with this specific race in mind. He ...

Wellness Weekend an Opportunity to Reunite

WHEELING – Years after a move to Texas, the Ogden Wellness Weekend provides an opportunity for a family to reunite. Jeffrey and Dawn Bolton moved to Texas in 2018. The family used to do events together in the past, but after the move, group activities were put on hold due to the distance. A ...