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Local Law Enforcement, Fire Department, Military to Complete Endurance Challenge for Charity

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An upcoming charity event will give back to our nation's heroes.

A team of officers from the Ohio County Sheriffs Department, Wheeling Fire Department, Wheeling Police Department and the U.S. military will complete the Mt Everest Extreme Endurance Challenge.

Team members hope to raise $20,000 for the Green Beret Foundation and Help for Heroes. To do it, participants have to run two half-marathons, and complete a non-stop climb and repel to the height of Mt. Everest.

The event will take place on August 10 and 11 in Wheeling.