Barbara Schmidt Millar Triathlon
Vicky was among the
approximately 400 women who competed Sunday, September 17th in this
year's triathlon. Participants competed without stopping in three
successive events. Long-distance swimming, bicycling, and running.
Hundreds of spectators cheered them on in the 12th annual Barbara
Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life event at Cascade Shores. The
triathlon helps raise funds for the Barbara Schmidt Millar Foundation,
which provides scholarships for local young women seeking careers in
health care, and funds examinations at the Sierra Nevada Sierra Nevada
Memorial Hospital Breast Imaging Center for local women unable to
Atta girl Vicky! This is
her first time in the triathlon.
...And her friend Leah's
old Wenn Murphy of Nevada City won the event for the second straight
year, while Megan Michelson, twenty-four, also of Nevada City,
finished second. Noel Grandrath, a forty-two year old Oakland
resident, took third place.
Vicky (23) finished 4th in her age group....right behind friend Leah
who came in third. Wonderful accomplishments for a worthy cause.