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Saturday, October 15, 2005 -- Wheeling, WV
Auggie's 5K Run & Walk (iPO Event Id#: 6852)
Presented by the Ohio Valley Runners' & Walkers' Club & Benefiting
The Ohio County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OCSPCA)
[Coverage]
[Overall Results] [Results by Class]
Pictures: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3] [Set 4] [Set 5] [Set 6] [Set 7]

Past Auggie's Race Coverage: [1999] [2000] [2001] [2002] [2003] [2004]

Auggies Race
Bring your pets too!
Auggie's Tale told by Tom Rownd...
At one time or another in our lives, most of us have been privileged to have had a pet with whom we were able to establish a unique bond. I was fortunate to have a seven year relationship with a sleek, black cat with radiant green eyes. When Auggie was accidentally killed on January 29, 1999, I was heart sick knowing that I would never see my faithful companion again. I decided, however, to do something positive in his memory and contacted the Ohio County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals about developing an annual race in his name, with all of the proceeds going to the Society's essential programming. Thanks to the hard work of many caring individuals, Auggie's 5K Run & Walk has become a fundraising activity which will abet the Society's efforts to care for unfortunate cats and dogs in the area; and it will continually remind me of a playful and loving cat.

Race Details: Sign up today with your [2005 Auggie's Entry Form] or
[Register Online] at Active.com.

  • Starts at 9:00 AM at Warwood School in Wheeling, WV
  • 5K for both the run and walk
  • Professional timing by George S. Frazier
  • Post-race random drawings for door prizes
  • Post-race pizza by Domino's Pizza with water, sports drinks, soda
  • All the proceeds benefit the Ohio County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Course: A flat, fast, USATF-certified course run on Wheeling's Heritage Trail along the beautiful Ohio River, beginning and ending at Warwood School.

Race Shirts: Windshirts with original artwork by Wheeling native Jack Hennen are guaranteed to first 200 pre-registrants (10/08/05).

Awards: Go to the top 3 males & females of both the run and the walk and to top males & females in age divisions. (Number of awards per sex, per event age division is in parentheses and is based on past participation.)

RUN Age Groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55 -59, 60-69, 70-99
WALK Age Groups: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-99

Entry Fees: Additional donations to the Ohio County SPCA are welcome.

  • Pre-race registration $15.00 - deadline is (10/08/05)
  • $17.00 after pre-registration deadline
  • $10.00 for children 15 and younger, $12.00 for kids after (10/08/05)

Directions: From downtown Wheeling, take Route 2/River Road north to Warwood. Then go west at Viking Drive, formerly known as North 13th Street. (There is a Burger King at the intersection.) Follow Viking Drive to its terminus, a parking lot adjacent to the school and the Wheeling Water Plant.


TITLE: Auggie's 5K Run & Walk
EVENTS: 5K Run, 5K Walk
WHEN: Sat, 15 Oct, 2005 @ 9:00 AM
WHERE: Wheeling, WV
CONTACT: Tom Rownd (304) 277-4739 E-mail
COMMENTS: @ 150 Viking Drive - bring your pets!