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Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins – The 103 Year-old Sprinter

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103-year-old runner Julia ‘Hurricane’ Hawkins on bikes, her bucket list and the Brooklyn Bridge

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins reached the starting line of the National Senior Games’ 100-meter dash in mid-June in Albuquerque, New Mexico, well ahead of time. She approached, grasping onto her adult daughter and son’s hands for support. Hawkins tucked a sunflower behind her right ear for good luck.

When someone says they didn’t start running until “late in life”, we don’t expect that to be after their 100th birthday.

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