Registration Open for OCH Wellness Connection’s Annual Frostbite Half-Marathon

Date(s) - 01/26/2013
All Day

OCH Regional Medical Center


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The Wellness Connection of OCH Regional Medical Center will host the 28th annual Frostbite Half-Marathon Saturday, January 26. The 13.1-mile course begins with the famous bus ride to the starting point in Pheba. Buses will leave from the OCH HealthPlex parking lot promptly at noon. The point-to-point course with rolling hills runs south on Highway 389 with a turn west onto Hospital Road for the last one-half mile.

The half-marathon will also feature a relay competition with teams of two people running 6.55 miles each. The first runner of each team can run the entire race if he/she chooses to do so.

Awards will be given to the overall male/female; masters male/female; grandmasters male/female; relay team; female age 50-59, and 60 and over; male age 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over; and the top three male/female finishers in the following categories: under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, and 45-49. It is recommended that no one under the age of 12 participate in the Frostbite Half-Marathon.

Registration deadline is Friday, January 25; there will be no race day registration. The non-refundable registration fee of $35 includes a commemorative long-sleeve t-shirt, post-race snacks and the post-race party.

For more information or to register for the event, visit, and click on “2013 Frostbite Half-Marathon” on the left side of the screen, or you may contact the event coordinator Elaine Schimpf by email at; or call (662)323-WELL (9355).