16 Dec Sports Shout Out
Gladstone Athletics Club’s Milly Sharp competed in her first 5000m Race Walk (U14G) at the Queensland Athletics Shield Series: Danie Bird-Smith Shield on December 4 in Brisbane.
With a qualifying time of 29:16.28 Milly has secured her spot for Nationals.
The youngest in the race, Milly held her ground to finish fourth in the race.
Milly is the Gladstone Athletics Club first ever entry for 5000m Race Walking, setting her own club record for the event.
Club President Shane Gibson said Milly’s dedication and execution was admirable.
“Congratulations Milly! We love watching your growth in the sport,” he said.
“Race Walking isn’t in our weekly lineup of events, but as Milly shows it’s not impossible.
“If you’re interested in learning get in touch with the club today.”
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