Oldest Marathon Runner (Woman)

Posted by admin 25 Aug 2015 Comments Off on Oldest Marathon Runner (Woman)

The World Record of being ‘oldest marathon runner-woman’ has been achieved by Ms. Harriette Thompson (92 years and 65 days) from Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

On May 31, 2015; Ms. Thompson crossed the finish line of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego. A two-time cancer survivor; Thompson has run the competitive 26 miles and 385 yards in 7:24:36. She has raised more than $100,000 for charity over 15 years.

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The World Record of being ‘oldest marathon runner-woman’ has been achieved by Ms. Gladys Burrill (92 years and 19 days) from Hawaii, USA. In 2010; Ms. Burrill completed the 2010 Honolulu Marathon.

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