'Elmira will celebrate Molly Huddle Day on Thursday' ~ O'Mara applauds community pride and support ~ Read more (UPDATE, Aug. 12: Molly finishes 6th, sets new American record!)

August 11, 2016

Molly Huddle will compete in the women's 10,000-meter race on Friday at 10:10 a.m. (EST).

"On behalf of our entire 58th Senate District across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions, we take great pride in sending our support and best wishes to Molly Huddle in Rio. Good Luck Molly!" said Senator O'Mara.

Elmira native and American running champion Molly Huddle will be competing in the women's 10,000-meter on Friday, which is scheduled to be aired live on NBC at 10:10 a.m. (EST).

Live streaming is available online at http://www.nbcolympics.com/.

This Thursday in Elmira, the commmunity will hold a "Molly Huddle Day."  Read more in the Star-Gazette, "Elmira will celebrate Molly Huddle on Thursday", "'Run, Molly, Run!' group photo to be taken in Elmira," and "Huddle a leading voice for U.S. running"

Read more from the Chemung County of Chamber of Commerce HERE.

Senator O'Mara said, "On behalf of our entire 58th Senate District across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions, we take great pride in sending our support and best wishes to Molly Huddle in Rio.  Good Luck Molly!" 

[UPDATE, August 12: from the Star-Gazette, "Molly Huddle breaks American record, takes sixth in Rio"]