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 ...more >>
Take part in this one mile run/walk on August 1st 2014.
Race starts at 7:00 pm at Wheeling's Heritage Port. Shirts guaranteed to the first 250 registered participants. Pizza provided by Dominos Pizza. Refreshments provided and Wild Horse will provide entertainment. Championchip timing by Runners High. Entry fee is $13.00 prior to the day of the race and $15.00 race day. Registration and packet pickup is 4:30-6:30 pm SHARP!
Post-race shower facilities available at CentreTown Fitness.
This Year's Green Mile is in memory of Randy Stephens of Wheeling, Kristopher Klubert of Rayland and Tom Dino Smith of Benwood.Please come and pay tribute to these wonderfull friends of ours, they are missed dearly by all who knew them!
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.
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.
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 cookies and bagels provided by Panera Bread, fine cuisine from Tony & Cleo's, Undos, TJ's Sports Garden, 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 www.wheelingcvb.com.