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The age of can­cer sur­vivor Har­ri­ette Thomp­son of North Carolina, who be­came the old­est woman to fin­ish a marathon when she com­pleted her 16th Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego in 7:24:36 on 31 May. Thomp­son was 45 days older than the pre­vi­ous record holder Gla­dys Bur­rill, who com­pleted the Honolulu Marathon in 2010 at the age of 92 years and 19 days.

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