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2/25/2013 (1 year ago)

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World's oldest marathon runner retiring after completing race.

A 101 year-old  man from India has completed a marathon race in Hong Kong. Fauja Singh completed a 6.25 mile race in 1 hour, 32 minutes.

At 101, Fauja Singh is the world's oldest marathon runner.

At 101, Fauja Singh is the world's oldest marathon runner.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

2/25/2013 (1 year ago)

Published in Asia Pacific

Keywords: marathon, race, Fauja Singh


HONG KONG, CHINA (Catholic Online) - Fauja Singh, 101, ran and completed a 6.25 mile marathon in Hong Kong. He is the oldest marathon runner in the world.

Singh said he planned to retire following the race.

Check out his video above.

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Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for August 2014
Refugees:
That refugees, forced by violence to abandon their homes, may find a generous welcome and the protection of their rights.
Oceania: That Christians in Oceania may joyfully announce the faith to all the people of that region.



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