Due to the weather, we have changed the venue for the Meet and Greet with Benita Willis, the location has been changed to the Townsville Sports House at Redpath Street
Benita Willis is, without doubt, Australia’s greatest female distance runner. A multiple national champion and an Australian representative on 26 occasions, Benita has competed in 4 Olympic Games, World Championships, Commonwealth Games, World Indoor Championships, World Junior Championships, and set 11 national records. Domestically, Benita has won 5 national titles . Her biggest achievement was winning the 2004 World Cross Country Championships in Brussels beating the highly fancied Africans.
Athletics North Queensland will be running a Meet and Greet with the great Benita Willis on the 29th March 2019. This is open to anyone in the local community and to any athletes under the age of 18. This is a great opportunity to hear and ask questions from the greatest female distance runner in Australia's history.
The Meet and Greet will start at 5.40 pm on Friday night at the Townsville Sports Reserve. Please meet at the grassed area near the canteen.
There is no charge to participants, thanks to Athletics North Queensland's Development Initiatives.
ACTIVITY: Meet and greet Benita Willis one of Australia’s greatest ever female distance runners
DATE: 29th March, 2019
VENUE: Townsville Sports Reserve – 14 Warburton Street, North Ward. 4810.
WHAT TO BRING: Pen and paper or photo for a signed autograph