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  • Who: Gladys Burrill

  • What: Oldest person to complete a marathon (female)

  • Where: United States

The oldest female to complete a marathon was Gladys Burrill (USA) at the age of 92 years 19 days at the Honolulu Marathon in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, on 12 December 2010. Burrill completed the race in 9 hr, 53 min, 16 sec.

Burrill was born on 23 November 1918.


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