Thursday, August 28, 2014


Fauja Singh Earned a Place in Guiness World Book of Records as the 100-year-old Marathon Runner

Fauja Singh Earned a Place in Guiness World Book of Records as the 100-year-old Marathon Runner


This 100-year old marathon runner from India completed classical 42195 km distance on Sunday (10/16/2011) at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. He finished his route after more than eight hours of fight with himself. Fauja Singh result was better as he expected, his plan was about 9 hours. Most people do not understand what it is 8 hours on marathon route. You have to run a marathon to understand it. Fauja Singh speaks only Panjabi, is vegetarian and lives in Great Britain. What is interesting is that word Fauja means soldier, so without a doubt, we will see him again.

fauja singh 100 year old marathon runner Fauja Singh Earned a Place in Guiness World Book of Records as the 100 year old Marathon Runner

fauja singh 100 year old marathon runner1 Fauja Singh Earned a Place in Guiness World Book of Records as the 100 year old Marathon Runner

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Photo Credit: Nicolas Govetto

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