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With wit and candor, Lynn Petronella, former world class runner and l980 Olympic contender traces the roots of her history and her interest in running and gives us a true picture of the behind the scenes look at what it was really like to be a part of the historical quest for the first woman's Olympic Gold medal in the first ever woman's Olympic Marathon in Los Angeles in l984. From her Italian/Irish roots in New York to her first road race high in the Rocky Mountains of Aspen, Coloradoto her becoming a national spokeswoman for Pepsi and role model for American woman runners in her national program RUN AMERICA RUN, Ms. Petronella takes us on a roller coaster ride full of hope, inspiration, heart ache, courage and friendship as she chases her American dream to the finish line. In the process she learns that the greatest athletic achievement of all time is truly birth--and dedicates the victory to womankind everywhere. It is truly an Olympic story for all time.