Debbie Green 5K

Photo by Heather Ziegler 
Race director Ron Green holds one of the custom made finisher medallions that will be awarded after the Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run/Walk for Leukemia.

Debbie Green Memorial 5K Marks 19th Year

WHEELING — The Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run and Walk for Leukemia on Saturday, Aug. 6 at Heritage Port enters its 19th year as a first class event for participants and a continued friend to those families fighting pediatric cancer. Under the direction of Ron Green, this race has grown ...

Shirts, Pizza and Prizes for ‘Debbie’s Dash’

WHEELING — The Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run and Walk for Leukemia has always had a focus on children and this year is no different. “Debbie’s Dash”— a 100-yard dash is for children ages 9 and younger. This event is set for 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at Heritage Port, with ...

The Green Mile Pays Tribute to Military Personnel

WHEELING — The  Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run and Walk for Leukemia includes the “Green Mile,” a 1-mile race that starts at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 at Heritage Port. The Green Mile will be run in honor of the United State military veterans, past and present, and those who paid the ...

Reason for Race Is Clear: Helping Kids Fight Cancer

Three area children who have been battling childhood cancers will be the stars of this year’s  Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run and Walk for Leukemia. They and their families will be aided by the funds raised at this year’s race. Hayden Hughes of Moundsville is the 9-year-old son of Tyler ...

Teamwork Urged

WHEELING — The 2016 Debbie Green Memorial 5K will include the Undo’s Fitness 5K Team Challenege concept again this year. The team format is wide open with teams consisting of any groups of people who want to compete on the same team. Males, females, children, walkers and runners of all ages ...

Health, Fitness Expo Planned for 2017

In 2017, the Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run and Walk for Leukemia will celebrate its 20th year on the weekend of Aug. 4-5. And in his usual gung-ho style, race director Ron Green will mark the occasion in new and exciting ways. First, there will be a kick-off steak fry on July 29, 2017, on the ...

5K Attracts Elite Runners Worldwide

The main event for the Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run and Walk will start and finish at Wheeling’s Heritage Port at 14th and Main street. The race is an evening event with start time at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The course is USATF Certified. This race has been voted TOP 263 road races in the ...

5K Race and green mile schedule

∫ Friday, August 5th 4-8 p.m. 5K, Green Mile, Debbie’s Dash Registration and Packet Pickup at Heritage Port 7 p.m. “The Green Mile” run/walk. In memory & honor of our veterans and military personnel. The Green Mile will start and finish on Water Street. The course is ...