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OLYMPIC WATCH PARTY SET FOR HOULIHAN

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Sioux City olympian Shelby Houlihan will run in her first events at the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro next Tuesday morning, August 16th.

The Siouxland Chamber of Commerce and City of Sioux City will host a “Watch Party” for the two women’s preliminary heats in the 5,000 meter Olympic race from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Sioux City Convention Center.

The race will have two heats beginning at 7:30 and 7:51 a.m.
Houlihan, who is an East High School grad, and All-American at Arizona State is the first female runner from Sioux City to reach the Olympics.

Refreshments will be served and admission is free to the public.