JOHNSON CITY — Olympian Julie Culley will be the featured guest at the pre-race pasta dinner for the Bluegrass Half Marathon. The dinner will be held Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at The Millennium Centre and is open to the public at a cost of $25 per person.
Culley ran in the 5,000 meter finals at the London Olympics, finishing 14th. She had run a personal best of 15:05.38 in her qualifying heat for the 5,000m.
She also plans to run in the Bluegrass Half Marathon which will be held Sunday starting at 7:30 a.m. Culley’s personal best at that distance is 1:13.31.
Culley has represented Team USA in the World Indoor 3,000m, the World Outdoor 5,000m and the World Cross Country Championships.