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 McClatchy
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 McClatchy

Harriette Thompson, oldest woman to ever run a marathon, dies at 94

October 16, 2017 11:50 AM

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