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100-Year-Old Marathoner Sets World Record by Completing Toronto Race

Fauja Singh ran his first marathon at age 89

100-year-old Fauja Singh became the oldest person to complete a marathon in Toronto on October 16, 2011

100-year-old Fauja Singh became the oldest person to complete a marathon in Toronto on October 16, 2011. — Chris Young/The Canadian Press/AP

TORONTO — A 100-year-old runner became the oldest person to complete a full-distance marathon when he finished the race in Toronto on Sunday. … Back to Article

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