Running fans have been waiting for Neely Spence Gracey to race a marathon for a long time.
Her dad was runner-up for the famous 7-mile race in 1988.
The Hansons-Brooks athlete has not run since November because of the ailment.
Although she missed the recent U.S. championships with an injury, Neely Spence Gracey is poised to become the next great American runner.
We caught up with the first-year professional ahead of this weekend's World Cross Country Championships.