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Keep on Moving


This is Julia Hawkins's third appearance in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED in the past two years—the previous one was in June—but her accomplishments justify the continued praise. Two weeks after setting a world record in the 100 at the National Senior Games on June 11 in Birmingham—earning her an appearance in FACES IN THE CROWD—the 101-year-old made news again, when she announced after the 100 at the Masters Outdoors in Baton Rouge on July 15 that she will stop running. Probably. She admitted that she will think about the 2019 Senior Olympics in Albuquerque. For now, her time in the spotlight has her tickled. "A little is nice, a lot is a little much," she says. "I'm awed by it all."