Imagine the dedication it takes to continue running into your 70’s, and we in our practice have some patients who are still in that age group who are doing many track and field events, but 100?
This woman, Ida Keeling from New York who is short in stature and long on will, is still at it breaking records. Apparently, age is not a factor but for many of us, she is defying our ideas of what we can and cannot do as we age.
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100-Year-Old Runner Sets World Record
Olivia B. Waxman May 2, 2016
A 100-year-old female runner set a new world record in the 100-meter dash in Philadelphia on Saturday, according to the event”™s organizer Penn Relays.
New Yorker Ida Keeling boasted a time of 1:17:33 in a race against others who were over 80 years old.
“œI”™m a nice example of what you can do with yourself,” she said, according to the Penn Relays website.