Friday, July 11, 2014
The Moultrie News and the 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.
Grace Murray is a member of the Mount Pleasant Track Club. Murray, 12, competes in the long jump, discus throw and 80-meter hurdles.
If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?
Murray: I would be Allyson Felix.
What's your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?
What's the best moment of your athletic career?
M: The best moment is competing.
What's the best advice you've received from a coach?
M: To do my best.
What do you look forward to most about being an adult?
M: Going to the Olympics in the long jump.
What are the most difficult, and what are the most fun aspects of track?
M: The most fun is the long jump. The hardest is the conditioning.
What is your favorite movie and TV show?
M: “Cake Boss” and “Divergent”
If you could have dinner with any three people, who would you choose?
M: Jackie Kennedy, Lilly Pulitzer and Allyson Felix.