30 May '15, 5am

92-Year-Old Harriette Thompson Aiming to Make Marathon History

92-Year-Old Harriette Thompson Aiming to Make Marathon History

Thompson running the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon for the 16th time. The darling of Sunday’s Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon and Half Marathon isn’t some lithe Kenyan, Ethiopian or Moroccan. It’s not an American hoping to follow in Meb Keflezighi’s footsteps. Some 26,000 people will run, walk and push wheelchairs from Balboa Park to PETCO Park and the one drawing the most attention is 92-year-old Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, N.C. A year ago this weekend, Thompson, then 91, ran the fastest marathon ever by a woman 90 or older, finishing in 7 hours and 7 minutes. Thompson obliterated the old record of 9 hours, 53 minutes. Now, at 92 she’s back, ready to kick it 26.2 miles again. If Thompson finishes the race she’ll become the oldest woman to ever complete a marathon. “Oh, it’s not unusual,” Thompson downplayed. “I think all you have to do is get to 90-some...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2015/05/news/92-year-old-ha...

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