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Debbie Green was a 7 year old girl from Benwood, WV. She was like every other little girl... she loved going to school, cheerleading, and playing with her friends. Debbie was loved by all who knew her. She enjoyed life to the fullest. In 1970, Debbie was diagnosed with leukemia. For two long years, she battled the disease with courage and determination. On February 10, 1972, friends from all over the Ohio Valley put on a benefit show for her, calling it "Debbie Green Day", helping her during her ...

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5K Run/Walk for Leukemia

Proceeds of the event will benefit a local recipient who suffers from leukemia. Start and finish lines located at Wheeling's Heritage Port. Start time is 7:00 pm. The course is USATF Certified. Free parking available at 12th & Main St. at the Robinson Professional Center lot courtesy of Jacob Robinson and Bob Fitzsimmons families.

Post-race shower facilities available at CentreTown Fitness. This race is part of the Washington County RRC Grand Prix. Three water stations throughout the course. retired.


  • Official soft Dry-Fit Race Shirt
  • Official 5K Medallion(New Larger Size for 2014)
  • Music Every Mile
  • Post-Race Pasta Dinner & Refreshments
  • Championchip Timing
  • Opportunity to Win Numerous Door Prizes
  • Packet Coupons


5K fees are $25 prior to July 31st, 2014 and $35 August 1st and 2nd. Packet pickup is August 1st from 4-6 pm and on race day 3-6 pm SHARP! You may register online through 7pm July 29th online at There is also a printable application on the website.

The 2014 DGM5K is the official USATF Three Rivers Association 5K Championship

Runners must be a USTAF member to be eligible for additional USATF prize money and reside within the Three Rivers region. College and high school athletes are ineligible to accept prize money. To be a USATF member or additional informtion go to

Please, no bikes, skates or pets, etc. permitted on race course. No turkeys, please! For more race information, call Ron at 740-859-0704, Terry at 304-243-1152, or George at 304-280-4288.

Race Starts

Sat., Aug. 2, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Race Location

Wheeling, WV
Heritage Port

Race Fees

Until July 31st: $25
After July 31st: $35

Championchip Timing

This year's race will be timed by the The Runner's High using the championchip system. On race day, runners and walkers will be issued a rental computer chip, which is attached to the shoelace and worn throughout the race. Special mats at the finish line will record a finished time for each chip. Make sure you get the right chip assigned to you. Race chips are disposable and will not need to be returned.

Wheeling is the "Friendly City"

While you visit our wonderful city, you will find that your stay will be a memorable one with such sights to see as the Heritage Port, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling Park, Jamboree USA, and Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center. Enjoy fine cuisine from Undos and many other fine locations. Form more information about the "Friendly City" call the Wheeling Convention and Visitor's Bureau at 1-800-828-3097 or check out