Get Running, age is no excuse!

He’s the world’s oldest marathon runner & at the grand old age of 100, Fauja Singh is certainly showing no signs of slowing down.

Born: 1 April 1911 in Beas Pind, Jalandar , Punjab , India
Former occupation: Farmer
Running career: Rediscovered at age of 81
Diet: Ginger curry, Vegetarian
Marathons: London (5), Toronto (1), New York (1)
Marathon debut: London, 2000 aged 89
London marathon pb: 6h 2m

‎’I am not a learned person in any shape or form. To me, the secret is being happy, doing charity work, staying healthy & being positive,’ … ‘The secret to a long & healthy life is to be stress-free. ‘If there’s something you can’t change then why worry about it? Be grateful for everything you have, stay away from people who are negative, stay smiling & keep running.’ – Fauja Singh

 

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1 Comment so far

  1. Cheryl Virgo on March 27th, 2012

    Fantastic! There’s hope for me yet! (I love how the ancient blends with the new in this photo!)

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