With all the success and fun Washington has had with track, she didn’t get there from just pure talent alone. A lot of time and commitment has got her to where she is today.
“Hard work and being responsible has really helped me,” Washington said. “To win would be really big.”
The North American Final at the Hershey Track and Field Games will be a true test to see where Kelby ranks among the best sprinters across the country at her age. This could possibly be the biggest race of her life up to this point, and the experience she will bring back to Oklahoma, regardless of the outcome, will be unmatched. This could be the start of something big for her.