- Charles Allie, 72, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds multiple world and American records and competes in the 100 meter, 200 meter and 400 meter track and field events.
- Organizer Ginger Williams read about Allie in the New York Times and realized he is an exceptional athlete whose work out and diet habits can be a model for any athlete or senior citizen looking to slow the process of aging.
Winthrop University, "World’s Fastest Old Man Shares Aging Secrets on Oct. 22" (2019). Winthrop News 2019. 24.