94-year-old Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, North Carolina, became the oldest woman to finish a half marathon yesterday when she completed the Rock N’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon of 13.1 miles with a time of 3:42:56!
Harriette also became the oldest woman to finish a full marathon of 26.2 miles with a time of 7:24:36 two years ago. Thompson participates with her team in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training. She alone has raised over $100,000 for her organization and has raised almost $12,000 this year alone.
Did we mention she’s beaten cancer twice and didn’t start running till she was 76?! You go girl!
Watch Hariette cross the finish line below!