92 y/o Harriette Thompson will be the oldest woman to complete a marathon at #RNRSD tomorrow! htt…

92 y/o Harriette Thompson will be the oldest woman to complete a marathon at #RNRSD tomorrow! htt…

Photo: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Everyone heard the remarkable story that went viral last year at the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon, when then-91-year-old Harriette Thompson crossed the finish line of the marathon and broke the world record for fastest female over 90 to complete that distance. What’s more—she crushed the previous mark by nearly 3 hours. The Team in Training (TNT) participant, who has raised more than $90,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, is at it again, and when she finishes on May 31 in front of roaring spectators lining 13th Street in downtown SD, she will be the oldest woman ever to complete a 26.2-mile distance. Between her impressive 16 Rock ‘n’ Roll finishes in San Diego, her piles of fundraising dollars raised for charity and her win over two bouts of cancer, Thompson is the epitome of inspirational —even if she doesn’t necessaril...

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