Grierson, Bruce. What Makes Olga Run. Jan 2014. 796.42 Gr. Anyone interested in how we age will enjoy this very fascinating book. Grierson explores what the wild success of a ninety-four year old track star can tell us about how our bodies and minds age. What the reader will find is a tremendously uplifting personal story and how health and longevity are determined by the DNA that we inherit at birth. It examines the sum of our genes, opportunities, and choices, and the factors that forge the course of any life, especially during the golden years.