Olympic trial qualifier has ties to Metropolis
Jan 11, 2012 | 2653 views | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Jackie Pirtle-Hall, daughter of Beth and Jerry Pirtle of St. Charles, Mo.; granddaughter of Ruth Pirtle of Olive Branch and the late Charles Pirtle; and niece of Marty and Gary Pirtle of Metropolis; accomplished a goal she has been working on for many years.

Pirtle-Hall just became an Olympic trial qualifier in the marathon.

The Olympic trial run will be held in Houston, Texas in this month.

This marathon race will determine the USA Olympic Marathon Team for the next Olympics to be held in London, England in August 2012.

Pirtle-Hall qualified for the Olympic trial by running under 2 hours 46 minutes in an officially sanctioned marathon.

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