Harriette Thompson: 91-year-old woman runs San Diego Marathon

SAN DIEGO - If you are thinking about skipping your working out, you might change your mind after reading this story.

Harriette Thompson, 91, ran her way into the record books on Sunday when she completed the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon.

It took her seven hours, seven minutes and 42 seconds to run the 26.2 mile course.



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The North Carolina resident set a record for the fastest time for a woman more than 90 years old. The previous record was just under 10 hours.

Thompson, who is a cancer survivor, ran to benefit the leukemia and lymphoma society.

She didn't run her first marathon until she was 76.

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