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Rochester woman makes running history

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – A Rochester local made history Sunday morning.

61-year-old Gwen Jacobson ran the Des Moines Marathon with a goal to cross the finish line in under four hours. She made it in three hours, 32 minutes and 53 seconds.

That time makes her the 26th female to run a Boston Marathon qualifying time in all 50 states – and the oldest to do so.

Jacobson started running about 10 years ago.


Beret Leone

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