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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Did you know that Jenny Wood-Allen was a Guinness World Record holder?

Did you know that Jenny Wood-Allen MBE  was a Scottish marathon runner and Guinness World Record holder, running in over 30 marathons since 1983 and earning more than £70,000 for charity?

Did you know that Jenny has died she was , 99?

(20 November 1911 – 30 December 2010[1])

 Did you know that Wood-Allen made national headlines across the UK when she was 87 years old after completing the 1999 London Marathon?

 Did you know that her London Marathon time of 7hours 14mins 46secs, earned her the current Guinness World Record for Oldest Female Marathon Finisher?
Did you know that in 2001, Wood-Allen ran for the last time in the London Marathon before walking it once more in 2002 at the age of 90?

Did you know that she received an MBE in the 2006 New Year Honours List, and took part in the 2006 Great Scottish Walk?

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