101-year-old BR woman sets 100-meter race record

The story said Hawkins rides her bicycle each day and also and practices the 100-meter run on her street.

This Saturday she smashed world records by becoming the oldest female athlete to ever compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters Championships, which were held at Louisiana State University. WBRZ reported that Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins' time of 40.12 seconds is a pending record for her age group, according to USA Track & Field.

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But this wasn't even her personal best.

After the race, an unfazed Hawkins told the race organisers: "I$3 missed my nap for this". If either of those times get certified in December, she will become the official world-record holder. She had begun training for track and field a year ago.

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Hawkins is a natural talent. "I thought it'd be fun to run 100 meters since I'm more than 100 years old".

Today, Hawkins spends most of her waking hours being active (no surprise). She likes feeling independent, she said.

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Born in Wisconsin in 1916, Hawkins is a retired school teacher. She stills capable of making things on her own and she is ready for the challenge. She has four children, three grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

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