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Picture of the Day: Fauja Singh, age 100, finishes Toronto Waterfront Marathon

100-year-old Fauja Singh completes the Toronto Marathon (source: dailypicksandflicks.com)

100-year-old Fauja Singh completes the Toronto Marathon (source: dailypicksandflicks.com)

The 100-year-old British citizen Fauja Singh (nicknamed the “Turbaned Tornado”) completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in Canada this past weekend, setting a Guinness World Record as the oldest person to complete a marathon. He completed the race in eight hours, 25 minutes and 16 seconds.

Watch Fauja Singh cross the finish line:

You can also read the NPR story on Fauja Singh’s inspiring accomplishment.

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