Saturday, April 23, 2016

“At a time when most of her peers were settling in for a...



"At a time when most of her peers were settling in for a future of seated yoga or abandoning athletics altogether, Ida Keeling, 100, was just beginning her sunset running career. She ran her first 5K when she was 67, and in the decades since she has traveled across the world to compete. "You see so many older people just sitting around — well, that's not me," said Ida. "Time marches on, but I keep going." The centenarian, who is barely 4-foot-6 and weighs 83 pounds, currently holds the record for the 60-meter dash for American women ages 95 to 99, and she plans to compete in a 100-meter event at the upcoming @pennrelays in Philadelphia. @elias.williams took this photo of Ida on the balcony of her apartment in the Riverdale section of the Bronx." By nytimes on Instagram.



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