Inspiration: 100 year-old Runners Set World Records

If this does not inspire you I do not know what will…

Orville Rogers, a 100-year-old man, set a new age group record Saturday in the men’s 60-meters at the USATF Masters Indoor Championships in Landover, Maryland.


– USATF (@usatf) March 17, 2018

The event took place at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex. Rogers hails from the Potomac Valley Track Club and placed first in the age 100-104 category. He clocked a time of 19.13.

Edward Cox, 90, won the race with a time of 11.73. He represented the Syracuse Chargers. George Scott, 97, placed second in the event with a time of 16.77.

Julia Hawkins, 102, lit up the women’s track circuit. She set a record in the 60m with a time of 24.79 seconds.

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