Samrawit, an avid runner and resident on the Waco campus, ran in the Waco Striders Running Club’s 32nd Annual Cross Country Trail Run on February 19, 2011. She placed third in the women’s division of the two-mile race.
Samrawit attends A.J. Moore Academy and participated in this event for extra credit for her physical education class. Samrawit ran track at her school in Ethiopia and has enjoyed getting back into the sport since being at the Home. She is currently preparing to participate in the Striders Club’s upcoming five-mile race in March.