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All in the Family

August 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It’s a family affair. For one family, the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon on Saturday, Aug. 15 will be that exactly. more »»

Finishing up the to-do list

August 6, 2015 Houston felt like a world away from Southern California, where Dana Sexton had spent her whole life. But her husband’s job transfer brought them a new home. more »»

Race includes live radio broadcast

August 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A live broadcast of the 28th Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon race on 96.9 FM will be an added attraction when the event takes place on Saturday, Aug. 1. more »»

Road closings this weekend

August 16, 2012 PARKERSBURG — Streets will be closed in and around Parkersburg on Saturday for the 2012 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half-Marathon and the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade. more »»

Spangler running in Half Marathon for a cause

August 12, 2012 PARKERSBURG — Former Ritchie County standout athlete Missy Spangler has two loves in her life these days—the sport of running and her family. Now, the 2001 W.Va. more »»

Sharon Marks climbs Great Wall in marathon effort

August 1, 2012 PARKERSBURG — Sharon Marks of Parkersburg is no stranger to running marathons. She has run in many 26.2-mile races in the United States. more »»

Majoy runs for the enjoyment

July 8, 2012 PARKERSBURG — While the 26th annual News and Sentinel Half Marathon is looming on Saturday, Au. more »»

Bokan Blisters the competition in Wheeling

May 29, 2012 WHEELING - It was hot and humid, but even that couldn't stop another successful Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic. The annual race through Wheeling went "smooth," according to race Director R. more »»

Vienna River Road Race to be conducted April 21

April 10, 2012 The Vienna River Road Race, a 5-mile run and 5K walk, will be conducted on Saturday, April 21. more »»

Kids honored for race efforts

January 9, 2012 PARKERSBURG — Getting kids outside and active is one of the goals of the River City Kids program A number of area kids were honored Sunday during the River City Runners and Walkers Club’s annual... more »»

Turkey Trot sees its biggest year

November 28, 2011 PARKERSBURG - Nearly 2,800 people braved the cold to participate in the 33rd annual Turkey Trot, making it a record-breaking year for the even. more »»

Healthy lifestyle motivates File

November 5, 2011 PARKERSBURG -Amy File is about to tackle one of her most important endeavors. more »»

Marathon runner follows parent's steps

October 14, 2011 When Sarah Hess runs her first marathon this weekend, her mother will be by her side and she’s confident her father, the late Rick Brown, will be too. more »»

New location for race Hundreds walk/run in annual Marietta Times Y5K

August 29, 2011 Sunday morning's weather was a bit overcast with a light breeze blowing through Marietta's East Muskingum Park-nearly perfect for the 176 runners and walkers who took park in the 5-kilometer Ninth... more »»

Kist, Brown capture Be Great 5K crowns

August 13, 2011 PARKERSBURG—Big Red sophomore Anthony Kist tuned up for the upcoming cross country season by capturing the top prize in the Be Great 5K Run/Walk conducted at the City Park Saturday morning. more »»

National honors for area walkers

July 5, 2011 VIENNA, W.Va. - Carol Seely the pupil and Donna Graham the mentor. The relationship turned out to be the perfect match at the National Senior Games. more »»

John Epperly Memorial Scholarship Run set

July 5, 2011 BELPRE - The River City Runners and Walkers Club has been a big help in the Mid-Ohio Valley and one person who understands that quite well is Rick Epperly. Come 8 a.m. more »»

Wheeling Native Wins Ogden Half Marathon Classic

June 2, 2011 WHEELING - Saturday was filled with firsts on the streets of downtown Wheeling, and most important among those is that a local product, Wheeling native Colin Gundling, was the first to cross the... more »»

Longer Race Adds to Challenge

June 2, 2011 WHEELING -- An extra seven-tenths of a mile proved more of a challenge for some than others during Saturday's Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic Run and Walk. At 13.1 miles, the race is . more »»

Winner by a ‘hare’: Former Cadet claims 4th Bunny Hop 5K run

April 27, 2011 BEVERLY - Thunderstorms? Torrential downpour in the forecast? No proble. more »»

Belpre’s Hanes finishes in top 300 in Boston

April 26, 2011 BELPRE - It wasn't a world record time like the one turned in by Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai. It wasn't even fast enough to win the women's divisio. more »»


Zombie 3K Run/Walk/Roll October 17, 2015

Local derby team Hades Ladies is hosting a Zombie 3k Run/Walk/Roll along Marietta's River Trail, just in time for Halloween! The cost is $15 for runners, $10 for walkers, and $5 for children ages 5-12. more »

Area road runs and walks



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