OWNER:  Dorsey Cheuvront, Jr.  

"I began running at age 27 and quickly developed not only a passion for running but also everything

about running."

OPENED:  On the Run and Walk opened in August of 1995.  The goal was to address the lack of

opportunities to find running shoes in the Parkersburg and Mid-Ohio Valley area.  

BACKGROUND:  My background is in organizing races for 30 years.

  • Third president of the River Cities Runners' Club 1985 and 1986
  • Race Director Parkersburg Road Run 10K - Mountain State Classic 10K  1985-1995
  • Founder and Race Director of Parkersburg Half Marathon  1985, 1987-1994
    • Men's USATF National Championship
  • Founder and Director of WV Grand Prix series of races  1991-1996
  • Race Director for the Grand Central 8K in Vienna WV 1995
    • Women's USATF National Championship
  • Race Director for WV High School Cross Country Championships WVSSAC  1998 and

         1999 Williamstown WV and 2002-2005 Mineral Wells WV


  • 2M      10:20          Parkersburg Homecoming 2M
  • 5K       16:20          Gallipolis 5K
  • 8K       28:50          Run for the Statue of Liberty 8K
  • 10K     36:16          Marietta Memorial 10K
  • 10M     59:19          Cabell Huntington 10M
  • 20K     1:18:14       Elby's 20K, Wheeling
  • 15M     1:31:04      Charleston Distance Run 15 M

STORE OBJECTIVE:  provide 30+ years of running knowledge to help people select the proper shoes,

socks, clothing, and any other gear, whether a person is a beginning or seasoned runner or walker



  • Only 6 customers at a time will be allowed in the store.
  • 2 customers maximum per car
  • Wear a mask or face covering for everyone's safety.  I will be wearing a mask for your safety.
  • Practice social distancing (at least 6 feet)  while in the store or waiting in line to come into the store.

Thank you for your understanding.  See you in the store.


Tuesday--Friday:       10 - 5

​Saturday:                  11 - 4

Sunday & Monday:   Closed