100 years old marathon runner - level 1

100 years old marathon runner - level 1

18-10-2011 14:00

This man is 100 years old. He is the oldest marathon runner in the world. He finished a marathon in Canada. Fauja Singh finished the Toronto Marathon in eight hours, 25 minutes and 16 seconds.
He was very tired at the 35th kilometre. He ran very slowly. But he didn’t stop and continued. He finished the marathon in 3,850th place. He was faster than 5 runners.
Fauja Singh runs only 11 years after the deaths of his wife and son. He trains every day. He runs 10 miles every day.
He believes that he is good because he eats curry, drinks tea and is happy.

Written by Danny

Interesting words: runner, tired, death, curry.  

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