TIME | This 92-year-old Is the oldest woman to ever run (and finish) a marathon 

Finishing a marathon is difficult at any age, but if you want to know how hard it is at 92 you’ll have to ask Harriette Thompson. The Charlotte, N.C., resident completed the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon on Sunday with an unofficial finishing time of 7:24:36, making her the oldest woman to run a competitive 26 miles and 385 yards. Thompson took up running at age 76 and has been tackling marathons annually ever since, Runner’s World reports. Continue.