Centenarian completes full marathon
October 17, 2011 8:21 AM Subscribe
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Feeling tired today? Back a little sore from that yard work? Morning run left your knees aching? Maybe you just had a lazy weekend. Well, in case you aren't frustrated enough with yourself for what you're (not) accomplishing, enjoy the story of Fauja Singh. Yesterday, the 100 year old became the oldest person ever to complete a full marathon
, finishing the 42 km Toronto Waterfront Marathon in under 9 hours (beating his personal target).
To add some context to the accomplishment, the race also claimed a 27 year old fatality