Molinaro charts the journey of amateur turned professional runner Carla Molinaro as she navigates her first year as a professional athlete, having achieved her newfound success later in life. Following on from her gold medal performance at the South Africa’s 2018 Comrades Ultra marathon, Carla’s attempts for back to back gold medals are thrown into turmoil, as she suffers a stress fracture in her foot, forcing her into rehabilitation in the lead up to the 2019 race. Her story is one of grit and determination, as she reflects on what drew her to running, her place as a professional runner, and her desires to balance those professional pressures, where placing is everything, with her love of running trails.