Activities

  • News and Sentinel Half Marathon - Running- News and Sentinel Half Marathon
  • News and Sentinel Half Marathon - Walking - News and Sentinel Half Marathon
  • News and Sentinel Two Mile Race - Runner - 2 mile
  • News and Sentinel Two Mile Race - Walker
  • Running- News and Sentinel Tiny Tot Trot - Individual Age group/open
  • Running - News and Sentinel Junior Races - Individual Age group/open

Description

The half marathon race begins in downtown Parkersburg at 8 a.m. and the two-mile will immediately follow.  The half marathon course will take you out of the city and into the scenic surroundings of W.Va. before looping back into the commercial area.  You will finish the race to the cheers of thousands of spectators lined up on Market Street prior to the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade.  The minimum age to participate is 15.  There is no race day registration. THE 2018 HALF MARATHON IS THE RRCA WV CHAMPIONSHIP

Event details and schedule

The annual Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon and Two-Mile Race is set for Aug. 18, 2018 at 8 a.m.  There will be no race day registration so make sure you sign up ahead of time.  We will offer our pasta dinner (Rossi Pasta) the night before as well as the pizza luncheon after the race.  The price of the dinner and luncheon is included in the entry fee for the half marathon.

THE 2017 HALF MARATHON IS THE RRCA WV CHAMPIONSHIP

We will use chip timing and will have packet-pick up on Friday Aug. 17 at the Parkersburg Municipal Building located at 1 Government Square in downtown Parkersburg.

The kids races will be on Sunday, Aug. 19 at Parkersburg High School at 1:00.  There WILL be race day registration for the Tiny Tot Trot and the Junior Races.  

If you have any questions, please contact the race coordinator at halfmarathon@newsandsentinel.com or by calling 1-800-642-1997. Ext. 459.

Organised by

Parkersburg News and Sentinel

519 Juliana Street, Parkersburg

Phone: 304-485-1891 x281

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