Q&A: Sophia Born (9)


Sophia Born (9) poses for the camera a couple of days after she competed in the Gobbler Classic. Born placed 251st out of about 800 runners.

Lauren Davidson, Author

Q:  What is the name of the race?

A: [It is called] the Gobbler Classic.  

Q: Why do you do it?

A:  [I do it because] I do it every year, [and] it helps my church out.  

Q: What church hosts the Gobbler Classic?

A: Faith Church [hosts it].  

Q: What got you started?

A: My mom [got me started].  [She] makes me do it.  

Q: How long have you done the Gobbler Classic?

A: [I have done it for] four years.  

Q: Who do you do it with?

A: [I do it with] my sisters and some of my friends.  

Q: How long is the race?

A: It is a 5K.  

Q: What is your favorite part?

A: [My favorite part is] finishing it.  [I like] running across the finish line, and the pastor is cheering me on.

Q: What is the purpose of the Gobbler Classic?

A:  We raise money for the homeless [people] in our area.  

Q: How did you do?

A: I got 30 minutes.  [I placed] 251st.  
Q: How many people were in it?

A: There were 800.