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All Blog Posts Tagged 'marathon' (4)

Eighty-Six Year Old Marathoner Dies Happy

Joy Johnson was the oldest woman to run the NYC Marathon. She said she wanted to keep running until she drops. She died the day after running the marathon and just hours after appearing on television to talk about her geriatric racing. She died with a smile on her face. Read more here: …

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Added by Stuart Alexander on November 6, 2013 at 2:31am — No Comments

Will This Really be his Last Marathon?

Fauja Singh, the 101 year old marathoner said that the Hong Kong Marathon on February 24th will be his last race at that distance. He holds the world record fastest time in the marathon for a runner 90 or older. His time in Toronto in 2003 at the age of 92 was 5:40. Look…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on January 5, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Certified Liar

Vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan claimed to have run a marathon in under 3:00 hours, he could not remember the precise time. Runner's World did some research and discovered only one record and that was just over 4:00 hours at 4:01:25. A clear display of poor judgement. Who…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on September 1, 2012 at 4:14am — No Comments

100 year old marathoner

(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.

 Indian-born Fauja Singh earned a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records for his accomplishment.

 It took…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on October 18, 2011 at 2:21am — No Comments

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