Oct 172011
100-year-old Fauja Singh becomes the World's Oldest Marathon Runner in Canada

By completing the 26.2 mile course in eight hours, 25 minutes and 16 seconds., Fauja Singh — nicknamed the Turbaned Tornado — became the oldest undisputed runner to finish a marathon. Singh, born in rural India in 1911, did not start running marathons until he was 89, after he moved to England following the death of his wife and son. Singh, the centenarian, already held the World Record for the 90-plus age group, completing the same race in 2003 at age 92. But until now, […]