Anna Piskorska, 37, Blandon, PA. A native of Gdansk, Poland, Piskorska emigrated to the United States in 1992 and became a U.S. citizen in 2006. She works for Occupational Health and Urgent Care in Reading, Pa. She only took up running 4 years ago, and within a year was running marathons. She notched her first victory in the 2008 Triple Crown Marathon. Only 2 years after beginning running she moved up to ultra distances. In 2009 she won her first 24-Hour Race with 118 miles, and then only three months later she took the women's silver medal at the 2009 USA 24-Hour Championship with 132.6 miles.