CHESNEE, S.C. (WHDH) – A 100-year-old runner in South Carolina broke a new record in the 100 meter dash.
Ella Mae Colbert attempted to break the Guinness World Record for fastest 100 meter dash by a runner over 100 years old.
Colbert got off to a shaky start when she tripped and fell, but with a band-aid on her chin, she went back to the starting line and took off.
The former teacher shattered the current 1:17 record by crossing the finish line in just 46 seconds.
Her family has already applied with the Guinness Book of World Records to make sure her historic run is official.
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