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5K at the age of 90? No problem

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Margaret Hagert Margaret Hagert

At the age of 90, Margaret Hagert has seen a lot of finish lines, and on Saturday she crossed one more.

A runner for decades, Margaret, who is from Cabarrus County, took part in the Sniggle Snaggle 5K in Salisbury on Saturday, and finished in just over 55 minutes.

Saturday's race was in memory and honor of Lt. Mark Hunter.  Hunter was a longtime Salisbury Police Officer who died unexpectedly several months ago.  The race was held to raise money for scholarships for needy children in the community.

Margaret Hagert told WBTV that she has lost count of the marathons, 5K, and other running events in which she has participated, but vows to keep going for as long as she can.

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