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100-Year-Old Breaks Record In 100-Meter Dash

Ida Keeling was the oldest person in her 80+ age bracket. She ran the race, and celebrated with push­ups. Ida says, "Your strength is in you. If you’ve got a will, you’ll find a way." Ida took up running at 67 after a family tragedy. Ida’s daughter showed up with a pair of sneakers and they ran a 5k. Ida said running helps her both emotionally and physically. Ida turns 101 on May 15.She says, "Exercise is one of the meanest medications you could ever have. I’m still getting up, I don’t wanna let anybody drag me down. I’m just keep going."