Sara Slattery, center, loved being able to share her experience with family after winning the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 marathon.
RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL - JULY 23: Sara Slattery of the U.S. competes en route to winning the gold medal in the Women's 10,000 meter final during the 2007 XV Pan American Games at the Joao Havelange Stadium July 23, 2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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