92 year old woman sets a record

Most people who turn 92, think about relaxation, spending time with their grandchildren and children, and you can rarely find a person that age who wants to break a record. This is not a case with Harriette Thompson, a woman who became the oldest woman to finish a marathon.

She completed the marathon in seven hours, twenty-four minutes and thirty-six seconds and it was the Rock n’ Roll Marathon.
To show you how ambitious this woman is, we will tell you that last year Harriette set a record again. She was the fastest woman (older than 90) who finished a marathon in seven hours, seven minutes and forty-two seconds. 

This amazing woman says that this marathon means everything to her, and she couldn’t move one with her life without running this marathon. She also says that she adores raising money for people who need it and for different charity organizations. 

Harriette likes to lead a healthy lifestyle and she feels like by helping other people, they are helping her at the same time by giving her support to do what she loves.
This lady is not only inspiring when it comes to running a marathon, but she also is a two-time cancer survivor and that’s why she sees sport as a good solution for her health. She raised around 100,000 dollars for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Unfortunately this astonishing woman lost her husband in January this year, and what is even worse her son has been diagnosed with cancer, but still both of them are running and try to live as normal as they can.

 

 

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