95-Year-Old Woman Sets Sprinting Record

by Dean Praetorius, via The Huffington Post,

Ida  KeelingIda Keeling is the world’s fastest nonagenarian.

The 95-year-old Bronx native set a world record at a track meet in northern Manhattan last week, running 60 meters in 29.86 seconds, according to ABC News. She’s the oldest woman to do so.

At 4-foot-6 and 83 lbs Keeling says she has always been the oldest person at her meets. That might be because she didn’t even take up running until she was 67.

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