Sportsosphere


Fauja Singh, 100, is First Centenarian to Complete a Full Marathon

Fauja Singh became the first centenarian to complete a full marathon (26.2 miles) yesterday in Toronto. It took Singh 8 hours, 11 minutes and 5.9 seconds to complete the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. CNN says Singh finished dead last, but the record of oldest marathoner is all his. CBC says Singh's coach says the centenarian marathoner is "absolutely overjoyed. He's achieved his life-long wish."

Take a look:





Singh also recently set a bunch of sprinting records for his age group.


Posted on October 17, 2011








comments powered by Disqus

Sportsosphere.com
Homepage
RSS Feed
Twitter


Categories
Baseball
Basketball
Boxing
Celebrities
Extreme Sports
Football
Hockey
Olympics
Racing
Running
Soccer
Trading Cards
Water Sports












www.sportsosphere.com

Copyright © 2007-2014 by Writers Write, Inc. All Rights Reserved.