And for those that don't know her she was diagnosed with cancer and had part of of the muscle in her leg removed a few years back.
Probably the best unknown female distance runner in America over her career with a few sub 2:30 races internationally and was 10th at the World Championships. Has also run a several 1:10-1:12 half-marathons and won a couple US titles. Very consistent career.
Editor's note: Recap of race here