100 year old man running marathons

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  1. developer

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    On the Beeb News Channel now is a 100 year old Sikh marathon runner.

    He's 100.
    He started running at 89 :eek:.
    He does it all for charity.

    His support team are called Sikhs and the City.

    It's fabulous on so many levels.
     
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    No wonder it took him 11 years to complete (started running it 89):D

    Only took him 8hours plus,and he bettered five or so others a lot younger than himself.
    I hope he raised a lot of funds.
     
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    You're thinking of Forest Gump............
     
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    At least i've quite a few years to go before reaching that age and have to start running.
     
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    These days I do not even let my nose run:D
     
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    The guy is a star !!
     
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    Excellent work.

    I saw him on the news the other day - apparently he started running again to get over the death of his wife and son.

    Sad but certainly inspirational... I'd be surprised if I even reached 89, let alone take up running for 11 years beyond that.
     

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