AARP: 91 Year-old Woman Makes Marathon History
At 91 years old, Harriet Thompson completed her 15th marathon, making her the second oldest marathon runner in U.S history! Thompson only began jogging at the age of 76, proving you are never too old to get into better shape.
A two-time cancer survivor, Thompson said she wasn’t even in her best shape during this most recent marathon, as she was recovering from a recent round of radiation. It is never too late to make healthy changes in your life; we all have to start somewhere! Begin by making goals for yourself, and figuring out how you may want to achieve them. You’ll be able to track your progress along the way and be proud of the changes on your healthy lifestyle journey!