Desmond Runs in States for a Second Consecutive Year


Desmond finishes strong in first at regionals.

Lauren Yeo , Staff Writer

Desmond finishes strong in first at Regionals.

On November 16, 2019, Ellie Desmond ran in the Girl’s State Championships and placed in third after finishing in first place at Regionals. 

“It was really cool placing third for states. I can’t imagine being where I am today without the support of my parents, friends, and teammates,” Desmond said.

Desmond is currently verbally committed to continue her running career at the University of Virginia.

“I’m really excited to go to college and I think there’s going to be many opportunities there,” Desmond said.

Ellie is looking forward to move on to college and she has many goals she wants to fulfill.

“For the future, I want to run well in college and hopefully make it to a national championship,” Desmond said. 

Desmond has made a huge impact at Broad Run setting records that Broad Run has never seen before.

“It feels awesome to have as much as an impact to Broad Run as I do, I really want to inspire people to never give up on their goals and always strive to do their best in everything,” Desmond said.