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The Grace to Race: The Wisdom and Inspiration of the 80-Year-Old World Champion Triathlete known as the Iron Nun"

When Sister Madonna laced up a pair of hand-me-down sneakers to take a run down the beach at age forty-eight, no one could have predicted that someday she'd be a world champion, eventually known as the Iron Nun, the Running Nun, the Mother Superior of Triathlon. Yet four years later, after she tackled the Boston Marathon at the age of fifty-two, the writer and famous runner George Sheehan noted with admiration, "God was watching Sister Madonna Buder and she knew it."