92-year old Harriette Thompson gets a hug from Steve Smith after running the Lace Up Son Family 5K in Matthews Monday May 25, 2015. Hundreds participated in the event hosted by the Steve Smith Family Foundation. Thompson plans to run a full marathon in San Diego on Sunday.
92-year old Harriette Thompson gets a hug from Steve Smith after running the Lace Up Son Family 5K in Matthews Monday May 25, 2015. Hundreds participated in the event hosted by the Steve Smith Family Foundation. Thompson plans to run a full marathon in San Diego on Sunday. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
92-year old Harriette Thompson gets a hug from Steve Smith after running the Lace Up Son Family 5K in Matthews Monday May 25, 2015. Hundreds participated in the event hosted by the Steve Smith Family Foundation. Thompson plans to run a full marathon in San Diego on Sunday. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com

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