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OTL: Fauja Singh, the runner

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Oldest Marathon Runner (0:31)

At the young age of 101, Fauja Singh is believed to be the world's oldest marathon runner. (0:31)

The Runner
Fauja Singh ran his first marathon at age 89 and became an international sensation. Now 101 years old, he will run his final race on Sunday in Hong Kong -- and try to find peace with a Guinness World Records slight.

ESPN The Magazine

by Jordan ConnPORTRAITS BY LEVON BISS

02/22/13

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THE PARTY WOULD BEGIN just as soon as the race ended. And the race would end just after Fauja Singh crossed the line in 3,851st place.

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