A 92-Year-Old Grandma Sets a World Record in a Marathon!!!

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On May 31, 2015, a new world record was established in a marathon held in San Diego, California! Harriet Thompson’s a 92-year-old who lives in North Carolina established a new world record for the world’s oldest person to complete a marathon.

Here is the moment when Harriet crosses the finish line at the marathon as the other participants cheer her on!

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Ms. Thompson was able to complete the race in a record time of 7 hours 24 minutes and 36 seconds!

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Ms. Thompson began running marathons in her 70s after recovering from cancer and leukemia. She races in support of more research funding for these two illnesses. Please take a look at this local news video from the United States.

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This senior citizen is an inspiration for anyone recovering from a serious illness as well as all elderly people everywhere!


source: YouTube