Fauja Singh began running in his 80s to distract himself from the grief of losing his son. He became a marathon runner at age 89, kept on despite having his records snubbed by Guinness and ran his last official race in Hong Kong on Sunday at age 101. He's only retired from competition, however. "The day I stop running will be the day that I die," he said.
The oldest marathoner hangs up his competition shoes