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Starting line

April 5, 2012 Course connections - MILE 0: The News and Sentinel Half Marathon and Two Mile Race share both the starting line and finish line. more »»

Starting line area - Wood County Courthouse

April 5, 2012 MILE 0: The area around the starting lines for the News and Sentinel Races is rich in history. more »»

Starting line area- U.S. Bureau of Public Debt

April 5, 2012 Course connections - MILE 0: The U. more »»

Starting line area- Oil and Gas Museum

April 5, 2012 Course connections - MILE 0: Directly next to the starting line sits the Oil and Gas Museum. A number of artifacts from the boom era of oil and gas exploration are housed in and around the museum. more »»

Trinity Episcopal Church

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .1: In the first block of the race you will pass the first of many churches, Trinity Episcopal is among downtown churches that ring bells at the stroke of 8 a.m. more »»

Juliana Street โ€“ Federal Building

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .1: Much of the first mile of the News and Sentinel Half Marathon is up hill and is ran on Juliana Street. In the second block of the race you pass a large federal buildin. more »»

Juliana and Fifth streets

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .1: When you cross Fifth Street look to your left and you will see the logo for the Parkersburg News and Sentinel on the side of a warehouse. more »»

Juliana and Fifth streets

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .1: When you cross Fifth Street look to your right and you will see the Smoot Theatre. more »»

News and Sentinel offices

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .1: The lead sponsor of the News and Sentinel Races, the newspaper has been a Parkersburg business for more than 100 years and the lead sponsor of the races since 2002. more »»

Parkersburg-Belpre Rail Bridge

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .1: Half marathoners will go under the bridge three times and across the tracks once. The bridge originally was constructed in 1871 and is still used daily. more »»

Parkersburg Catholic Elementary

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .2: When you cross Eighth Street you leave the commercial area of Parkersburg and enter a residential area. more »»

Statue of Liberty

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE. more »»

Julia-Ann Square Historic District

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .2 -.8: When you cross Ninth Street you enter the Julia-Ann Square Historic District. more »»

13th Street

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .7: When you turn left at the end of Juliana Street you will be on 13th Street. more »»

Parkersburg Civic Ballet

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .8: As you make your way around the curve onto Ann Street you will see the former Nash School and the current home the Parkersburg Civic Ballet. more »»

Riverview Cemetery

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .8: Near the end of Juliana you make a left onto 13th Street and then a right onto Anne Street as you make your way down the hill. more »»

The Cook House

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE .85: When you cross Murdoch Avenue, be on the look out for a small red house on the corner. Built in 1825, the Cook House is one of the oldest houses in Parkersburg. more »»

Mile 1 is done

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE 1: When you turn left on to Garfield you will be nearly done with the first mile. more »»

Foot Prints

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE 2: Hundreds of white footprints mark the route of the half marathon through Parkersburg. more »»

Camden Clark

April 5, 2012 Course Connections - MILE 1.7: You pass under a pedestrian walkway that connects two parts of Camden Clark Medical Center as you run along Garfield Avenue. more »»

 
 

Walk4Vets and 5k Fun Run September 13, 2014

Location: Parkersburg City ParkApplication available here: http://www.rivercityrunners.com/calendar/raceapp/2014/walk4vets5k_2014. more »

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The people make the race great

July 22, 2014 One of the neat things about working on the News and Sentinel Races is the chance to work with such a diverse group of people that makes up the event. The races are, above all, community event. more »

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