Tuesday, June 3, 2014

91-Year-Old Woman Breaks Marathon Record


Click Here for the NPR news report

This is awesome.  A 91 year old woman just ran a marathon over the weekend and set a record for her age group.

"Thompson finished Sunday's race in 7 hours, 7 minutes and 42 seconds. It was her 15th marathon in 16 years. She started running the San Diego race at age 76, missing only last year's because of oral cancer.

Thompson has been battling skin cancer recently. She told reporters she had undergone nine radiation treatments in 11 days, the last one coming just a month before the race. She wore bandages and tights to cover wounds left by the treatment" <SOURCE>


I just completed Ironman Raleigh 70.3.  In the next few days I will post a review. 

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