Masters

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101-Year-Old Runs 100-Meters in 40.12 Seconds

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101, became the oldest female athlete to ever compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters. The Championships were hosted in her hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Julia shaved more than six seconds off the current certified world record for women aged 100 or older. She had some fun with …

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Seemingly Ageless Ed Whitlock, 85, Runs World-Record Mile Time

Wearing 15-year-old running shoes, Ed Whitlock raced through wind and rain on Sunday at the Toronto Marathon to break the men’s 85–89 age group world record by more than 30 minutes. His 3:56:33 shattered the previous mark of 4:34:55, set in 2004. After crossing the finish line, Whitlock, 85, of Milton, Ontario, told Canadian Running …

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