A very special woman became the oldest female to finish a marathon last Sunday.
Harriette Thompson, 92, finished the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego in just over seven hours(official time was 7:24:36).
“I’m going to be disappointed if it stops. I’m enjoying it! I love being pampered,” Thompson said of the attention she has been receiving.
She runs for a special reason — to end cancer.
She has had cancer twice. Her husband died of cancer in January and her son just began his own round of chemotherapy.
“I’ll be praying for him the whole time…

Read more: Rare People

Join The Conversation. Leave a Comment.

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.