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94-year old woman becomes oldest half-marathoner!

Well, 94-year old Harriette Thompson answered that question this weekend at the San Diego Rock n Roll Half Marathon, becoming the oldest half-marathon finisher in San Diego surrounded by her sons and fellow Team in Training team mates.

She’s also the oldest official Marathon finisher, having finished the 26.2 miles at the 2015 edition of the San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon as well.

And having seen her at the finish line both times, she looked spry and ready to do another one. 

Her recovery drink of choice?

Apparently scotch or bourbon….

Read more about Harriette at the San Diego Union Tribune here

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