92 Year Old Woman Breaks Marathon Record
Posted on : 06-01-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Igor Cornelsen recently reported on CNN that a 26 mile marathon is nothing to take lightly, yet for Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, North Carolina, it became an opportunity to get nationwide recognition. At 92 years and 93 days old, Thompson broke the record as being the oldest woman to complete a marathon in San Diego, California. Thompson's seven hour, 24 minute effort won her the title, displacing previous record holder Gladys Burill who was just 74 days younger than Thompson when she broke the world record at the Honolulu Marathon…
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