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05/31/2015 17:40 EDT | Updated 05/31/2016 01:12 EDT

92-year-old finishes in San Diego, becomes oldest woman to complete marathon

SAN DIEGO - A 92-year-old cancer survivor has rocked her way into the record books, becoming the oldest woman to finish a marathon.Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, North Carolina, completed Sunday's Rock 'n' roll Marathon in San Diego in a little more than 7 hours and 24 minutes.Marathon spokesman Dan Cruz says she looked strong at the finish.The oldest woman to previously complete a marathon was Gladys Burrill, who was 92 years and 19 days old when she finished the 2010 Honolulu Marathon.Thompson is 92 years and 65 days old, according to race organizers.