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BREAKING NEWS

Ogden Half Marathon Classic

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NYC Marathon Champ, Race Ambassador Tom Fleming Will Be Missed

By IAN HICKS City Editor WHEELING — Tom Fleming, a two-time New York City Marathon winner who for many years served as the public face of the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic, died April 19 while coaching high school track in New Jersey. He was 65. Fleming will be remembered as a ...

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Race Is Again Partnering With Wheeling YMCA

By IAN HICKS City Editor WHEELING — The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic once again is partnering with the J.B. Chambers YMCA to improve the lives of local youth. Event organizers have announced proceeds from this year’s 41st running of the Ogden race — set for May 27 on the ...

Ogden Sponsors

Sponsors are Backbone, Help Make Race Run

By IAN HICKS City Editor Proceeds from this year’s Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic will help the J.B. Chambers YMCA in Wheeling welcome children to their summer camp who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford it, provide summer child care to working parents and more. It will be ...

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This Race Offers Fun For The Entire Family

By IAN HICKS City Editor WHEELING — A mini-petting zoo. Free stuff. A chance to sprint off some energy — those are just a few of the reasons to bring the whole family to downtown Wheeling Saturday for the 41st annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic. In keeping with its ...

Race Partners With Mountain River Physical Therapy

By IAN HICKS City Editor The Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic is partnering with Mountain River Physical Therapy to provide for the pre- and post-race needs of all runners and walkers this year. Mountain River, which has offices in Wheeling, Wellsburg, St. Clairsville and New ...

Ogden Ironmen

These Ironmen Refuse to Slow

By IAN HICKS City Editor Everybody likes nice, round numbers. The Ogden Ironmen — a select group of nine road racers who have finished each Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic since its inception — are no different. That’s why, as they prepare to run the race for the 41st time ...

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United Bank a Proud Sponsor

By IAN HICKS City Editor Being a part of the community has always been at the forefront for United Bank, and one of the ways it’s achieved that has been through its longstanding support of the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic. As it has for many years, United Bank — ...

Officials Put Safety as Top Priority for Ogden Race

By IAN HICKS City Editor As runners’ legs work overtime during the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic on May 27, the Wheeling Police Department will be doing the same to keep participants and spectators safe during the event. According to Deputy Chief Martin Kimball, there will be ...

Race Entries

HALF MARATHON RUN Name Gender Age State Megan Loughlin-Krusky F 34 East Lansing MI Will Heindel M 70 Darlington PA Staci Heindel F 45 Philadelphia PA Sam Sarnicke M 55 Mcmurray PA Dave Marsi M 38 Brooklyn OH Dan Hilliard M 53 Steubenville OH Brent Jorden M 28 St ...

River City Offers Pasta Buffet, Specialty Wraps for Participants

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer Whether they’re looking to fuel up before the race or reload after giving it their all, participants in the 41st-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic can enjoy a pasta and specialty wrap buffet this weekend at River City Restaurant as part of the ...

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Half Marathon, 5K Medals Unveiled

By IAN HICKS City Editor WHEELING — All participants in Saturday’s Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic — whether they tackle the full 13.1-mile course or the 5K events — will receive a finisher’s medal as soon as they cross the finish line. According to Race Director R. ...