Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run/Walk for Leukemia

Saturday, October 2, 2021 - Sunday, October 3, 2021 in Wheeling, WV at Water Street


  • Green Mile on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 9:00 AM

    » $15.00 registration (through 9/10 at 9:00 AM EDT)
    » $20.00 late registration (9/10 at 9:01 AM EDT through 9/30 at 10:00 AM EDT)
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  • Debbie Green 5K on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM

    » $25.00 early registration (through 8/12 at 11:59 PM EDT)
    » $30.00 registration (8/12 at 11:59 PM EDT through 9/9 at 11:59 PM EDT)
    » $35.00 late registration (9/9 at 11:59 PM EDT through 9/30 at 10:00 AM EDT)
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  • Debbie's Dash on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 8:15 AM
    Children 9 and under.
    Entry includes a Youth Large shirt.

    » $5.00 registration (through 9/30 at 10:00 AM EDT)
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Saturday, October 2nd - Green Mile

6:30 am until 8:30 am. 5K, Green Mile, Debbie’s Dash Packet Pickup at WesBanco Arena.

THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

The Green Mile will start and finish on Water Street. The course is throughout the streets of downtown Wheeling and is flat and fast.
"LIVE” Radio remote compliments of KOOL-105.5-FM.

AWARDS – TOP 10 MALE/TOP 10 FEMALE RUNNERS AND WALKERS OVERALL. TOP MALE/FEMALE IN AGE DIVISION – RUN AND WALK.

AGE DIVISIONS:
8 & UNDER, 9-11, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80 & OVER

Sunday, October 3rd - 5K and Debbie's Dash

6:30 AM UNTIL 8:30 AM, 5K and Debbie’s Dash AND Packet Pickup at WesBanco Arena.

THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Eat N. Park cookies for Debbie’s Dash participants. DOOR PRIZES FOR THE DASH!!!!
8:00AM. Debbie’s Dash; $5.00 entry fee for the Kids Race. Ages 9 and under.
9:00AM. Debbie Green 5K.
10:00AM. Dinner and Awards Ceremony at WesBanco Arena complements of Undo’s and Domino’s Pizza, Jebbias & Miklas Meat Market.

Included again this year is the Undo’s 5K Team Challenge. Top 3 Teams with the total runners or walkers that finish will receive and Undo’s Steak Fry for each team. Every team has a chance to win!! After the top 3 teams have been announced, a drawing will be held from all the remaining teams for 3 additional teams a steak fry prize for 20 people. All remaining teams have 3 chances at this. All odds are even. There is no additional cost, it is optional to participate in and you must be pre-registered by TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28th to be included on a team.

OPEN COURSE RECORD 5K
MALE – 2013 MAROUD MAROFIT – 13:46
FEMALE – 2014 SUSAN JEROTICH – 15:39
BOTH ALL-TIME WV STATE RECORDS

AGE DIVISIONS: 8 & UNDER, 9-11, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80 & OVER

5K RUN/WALK:
TOP10 MALE/TOP 10 FEMALE OVERALL
TOP 3 MALE/TOP 3 FEMALE IN DIVISION
TOP WHEELING MALE/FEMALE
TOP 1 MASTER MALE/FEMALE

*MASTER FOR RUNNERS ONLY. WALKERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO RUN.

Race Amenities

Green Mile - T-shirts will be guaranteed to the first 175 participants. Awards to the top ten overall male and female runners and the top three-male/female walkers. Age group awards given to top 1 male and 1 female runners and walkers in 16 age groups. Post-race refreshments provided by Domino’s Pizza. Post-race door prizes also to be given out.

Debbie’s Dash - Children 9 and under are eligible for the race T-shirts, guaranteed to the first 150 participants. Domino’s Pizza, Pepsi Cola, Eat N Park will provide post-race refreshments.

2 boys and 2 girl’s bicycles – donated by Terry Whitecotton (The Legend)

Debbie Green 5K – Official Debbie Green 5K Dry Fit Race Shirt and Official 5K Medallion will be given to the first 800 registered participants. More than 350 awards will be given in 16 age categories sponsored by Bordas and Bordas as well as gift certificates for the top 3 male and female overall 5k walkers from The Runners Connection and 16 age group divisions’ Top 3 male and top 3 female runners and walkers in each age group. Post-race door prizes will be given out prior to awards ceremony; refreshments provided by Undo’s, Domino’s Pizza, Jebbias and Miklas Meat Market. Water provided by BBT.

THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Debbie Green 5K Door Prizes
Prize # 1: Seven Springs Resort Full Swing Golf Package for Two
GRAND PRIZE #2: Weekend getaway to Station Square Sheraton. (2 of these)
$300.00 set of new tires complements of American Tire.

Debbie Green 5K Race Committee

Race Director - Ron Green
Assistant Race Director - Terry Whitecotton
Assistant Race Director - George Macek
Secretary - Jodi Green, Mary & Felix Green in spirit.
Finish Line Coordinator – George Frazier and Ricky Moore.
Finish Line Control - Frank Lander
Packet Pickup - Carolyn Rhodes, Natasha Rynkievich, Robin Meyers
Debbie’s Dash – Jessica Rhodes, Jamie Rhodes Sharma, Jill Byers,
Registration - Joanne Williams, Debbie Frazier
Course Control - Jim Rhodes, Tuffy Green
Awards Ceremony - Bonnie Macek
Additional Activities – Joseph Green, Michael Green, Mike Byers, Laurie Snyder,
Aid Stations - Tom Boyd, Okey Hayes,
Traffic Control – Sgt. Sanders
Course Safety Control – Mike Kroeber
Finish Line/Scoring/Results – The Runners High: Mark Courtney
Audio – Mr. Twister Ron Vargas, Donnie Gilbert, Mel Kuhns, Wayne Hawthorne
Web Site – Jeremy Johns, Jim Gibbons, Jim George
Graphics – Becky Reilly

JOIN A TEAM - OPTIONAL

The 2021 Debbie Green Memorial 5K will include a team concept for this year’s event. The team format is wide and 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 can form a team and compete in this year’s event. The bigger the team the better!! Special awards and recognition will be awarded to the Top 3 teams in the 5K. Overall times and finish places do not matter for these special team awards, only the number of team members to finish matters!!! NOTE: OFFICIAL TEAM MEMBERS ARE THOSE THAT FINISH THE 5K RACE.

Teams could be organized from businesses, churches, civic groups, corporations, hospitals, families or whoever wants to participate as a team and RACE FOR A REASON. The reason for this added team concept is to promote health and wellness in the community and to hopefully increase participation in this already successful event. THERE IS NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR BEING A TEAM MEMBER. EACH TEAM SHOULD HAVE A TEAM LEADER. THERE IS A MINUMUM OF 3 MEMBERS PER TEAM. High school and college athletes are eligible for the team challenge but cannot use a school name as a team. The Team Challenge is optional and NOT REQUIRED to participate in the Debbie Green 5K.

FIRST PLACE TEAM- Undo’s steak fry for all team finishers.
SECOND PLACE TEAM- Undo’s steak fry for all team finishers.
THIRD PLACE TEAM- Undo’s steak fry for all team finishers.

PRIZE WINNERS MUST CLAIM THEIR PRIZE BY DECEMBER 1, 2021
EVERYONE HAS A CHANCE TO WIN!! – After the first, second and third place teams have been announced, a drawing will be held from all the remaining teams for 3 additional steak fry prizes for 20 people!! EVERY TEAM HAS A CHANCE TO WIN!

Undo’s steak fry includes steak, baked potato, and salad. To be an eligible team member, you must PRE-REGISTER BY TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH. You must also wear your timing chip! Runners and walkers who are 18 and under are eligible to participate but cannot use a school name as a team name.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER BY TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TEAM CHALLENGE.

Questions?

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