Sioux City Olympian Shelby Houlihan will run in her first events at the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro Tuesday morning.
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.
Chris McGowan of the Siouxland Chamber says he hopes area residents will come to the event to cheer on our local olympian;
OC……..red, white & blue. ;25
Houlihan is an East High School graduate, and All-American runner at Arizona State University.
She is the first female runner from Sioux City to reach the Olympics.
Refreshments will be served and admission is free to the public.