MPRD Spotlight

  • Friday, June 20, 2014

Piper Barnhart PROVIDED

The Moultrie News and Mount Pleasant Recreation Department (MPRD) come together each week to feature a local track or cross-country athlete from East Cooper as part of MPRD spotlight.

Piper Barnhart, 9, runs with the Mount Pleasant Track Club. She competes in the 800-meter dash, the 1,500, and the high jump.

If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?

Barnhart: My mom.

What’s your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?

B: Jack’s Cosmic Dogs

What’s the best moment of your athletic career?

B: When I got the record in the 1,500-meter dash.

What’s the best advice you’ve received from a coach?

B: Swing your legs up when you jump.

What do you look forward to most about being an adult?

B: Being able to drive a car.

What are the most difficult, and what are the most fun aspects of track?

B: The most difficult aspect is when I can’t breathe during a race. The most fun is knowing you placed in a race.

What is your favorite TV show?

B: Zoey 101.

If you could have dinner with any three people, who would you choose?

B: I would chose Becky G., Dover Cameron and Grandpa Terry.

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