100-Year Old Man Completes Marathon

I think that we've now run out of excuses to exercise. Fauja Singh, at the age of 100, became the oldest man to complete a marathon:

It took Singh over eight hours to cross the finish line — more than six hours after Kenya's Kenneth Mungara won the event for the fourth straight year — and he was the last competitor to complete the course. But his time wasn't nearly remarkable as the accomplishment itself. [...]

Sunday's run was Fauja Singh's eighth marathon — he ran his first at the tender age of 89 — and wasn't the first time he set a record. In the 2003 Toronto event, he set the mark in the 90-plus category, finishing the race in five hours 40 minutes and one second.


Link -via Daily Telegraph (warning: auto-sound) | Photo: Frank Gunn/Canadian Press

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