92-year-old beats Steve Smith in 5K run

92-year-old marathoner Harriette Thompson finishes ahead of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith in the Lace Up Son 5k. Video by Todd Sumlin
92-year-old marathoner Harriette Thompson finishes ahead of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith in the Lace Up Son 5k. Video by Todd Sumlin

Just shy of 94, world’s oldest female marathoner is off to the races again

March 17, 2017 07:35 AM

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