Sep 11, 2011

Picture of the Day: World's Oldest Marathon Runner, 100 year-old Fauja Singh

 

WORLD’S OLDEST MARATHON RUNNER, 100 YEAR-OLD FAUJA SINGH

 

worlds oldest marathon runner fauja singh Picture of the Day: World's Oldest Marathon Runner, 100 year old Fauja Singh
Photograph via Reddit

 

Fauja Singh (born April 1, 1911) is a centenarian Sikh. He is a marathon runner of Indian descent who is a world record holder in his age bracket. His current personal best time for the London Marathon (2003) is 6 hours 2 minutes, and his marathon record, for age 90-plus, is 5 hours 40 minutes, at the age of 92, at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2003.

Marathons run: London (5), Toronto (1), New York (1)
Marathon debut: London, 2000, aged 89
London Flora Marathon 2000: 6:54
London Flora Marathon 2001: 6:54
London Flora Marathon 2002: 6:45
Bupa Great North Run (Half Marathon) 2002: 2:39
London Flora Marathon 2003: 6:02
Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2003: 5:40
New York City Marathon 2003: 7:35
London Flora Marathon 2004: 6:07
Glasgow City Half Marathon 2004: 2:33
Capital Radio Help a London Child 10,000 m 2004: 1:08
Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon 2004: 2:29:59

[Source: Wikipedia]

 

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