Julia Hawkins: The 103-year-old runner

Brit Huckabay/National Senior Games Association, via Associated Press

Two years ago, at the age of 101, Julia Hawkins set a record. She ran the 100-meter dash in 39.62 seconds.

In June, at the age of 103, she returned to the track to run the 50- and 100-metre dash races in the National Senior Games in Albuquerque. She is believed to be the oldest woman to formally compete on an American track.

She didn’t get her start on the track until she was older. How old? “100.”

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