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Debbie Green 5k

Sunday August 7th, 2022
Wheeling, WV
Distance: 5K · 1 Mile · Debbie's Dash

Proceeds of the event will benefit a local recipient who suffers from leukemia Pediatric Cancer. Start and finish lines located at Wheeling's Heritage Port.

Course Records:

Male - Maroud Marofit 13:46 (2013)

Female - Susan Jerotich 15:39 (2014)

Debbie's Story:

Debbie Green was a 7 year old girl from Benwood, WV. She was like every other little girl... she loved going to school, cheer leading, 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 difficult time. That day meant so much to Debbie and her family, but in less than 2 months, on April 4, 1972, Debbie lost her courageous battle with leukemia. Now, from tragedy comes triumph, and from sadness comes hope.

Debbie's memory lives on with this wonderful event which benefits local children who also suffer from leukemia and need our love and support, just like Debbie did in 1972.

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Bob Anderson
Lots of fast times on this fast course.
Debbie Green 5k, Race Date: 2022-08-07, Distance: 5k
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 14:18 Reuben Mosip 20
2nd Male 14:54 Peter Lomong 25 Fork Union, VA
3rd Male 15:42 Alexander Lomong 23 Fork Union, VA
4th Male 15:57 Caleb Keller 30 Charleston, WV
Female 15:49 Mary Munanu 27 Lansing, MI
2nd Female 17:02 Audrey Belf 25
3rd Female 19:08 Kelsey Chambers 26 Buckhannon, WV
4th Female 19:11 Hannah Kemp 21 Bethesda, OH
Division Time Name Age Home
Debbie Green 5k

This is just one of the many exciting events that will happen race weekend! The Debbie Green Health & Fitness Expo is FREE and open to the public. Race participants and their families, race fans and fitness enthusiasts from throughout the Ohio Valley will be in attendance. There will be products, goods and services consistent with the latest running and walking apparel and fitness industry. Also included will be local and regional running and walking clubs, gyms and fitness clubs, hospitals, health and wellness-focused businesses and civic organizations. Local, regional and national vendors are also welcome. This expo will be the perfect location to promote these businesses and organizations. Race participants will pass through the expo at Wheeling's Heritage Port to the packet pickup area to ensure the attendees will pass by event booths.


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