Mount Pleasant Rec Department weekly track spotlight, July 31
Each week, the Moultrie News and Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will feature a local track and field athlete participating in the department.
Alan Muthard, 8, participates in the shot put, 1500-meter and 800-meter events with the Mount Pleasant Track Club.
Question: If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?
Alan Muthard: An archeologist on a dig in Mexico.
Q: What is your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?
AM: Cracker Barrel.
Q: What is the best moment in your athletic career?
AM: Getting athlete of the week for Mount Pleasant Track Club.
Q: What is the best advice you have gotten from a coach?
AM: Getting a personal record is more important than getting first place.
Q: What do you look forward to the most about being an adult?
AM: Having a job I love, which means digging for dinosaur fossils.
Q: What do you think are the most difficult and most fun aspects of track?
AM: The most fun is being with my friends. The most difficult is running when I don’t feel well or feel like running.
Q: What is your movie and TV show?
AM: Movie: “Jurassic Park III” and TV show: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
Q: If you could have dinner with any three people who would you choose?
AM: President Obama, my nanny and Super Mario.