Lithgow Flash Gift Carnival
Written by Annabelle McNamara
MMPCU is proud to Support the Lithgow Flash Gift Carnival for the 3rd year in a row.
The Lithgow Flash Gift is a professional athletics carnival and will see athletes invited from all over Australia to compete for a total prize pool of in excess of $32,000. Races are to be conducted under a handicap system to give an even chance for all competitors of winning.
"The Lithgow Flash Gift" is named for Mrs Marjorie Jackson-Nelson, The Lithgow Flash, who during her athletic career won two Olympic gold medals (Helsinki 1952) and seven Commonwealth Games gold medals.