Local girl finishes marathon
by Staff Writer
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Emily Milano ran the Shamrock Operation Smile Final Mile in Virginia Beach on March 17, completing 26.2 miles and benefiting kids with cleft lip and cleft palate. Emily, a 9-year-old third grader at Torrence Creek Elementary ran 5 miles a week before cumulatively completing the marathon with about 4,000 other kids. Emily’s mom, Christine Milano, completed her first marathon the next day in Virginia Beach.
Search Emily Milano online at www.huntersvilleherald.com and read the Herald’s story from the beginning of her journey.