At 94, he’s run seven marathons (five in London), countless half-marathons and was recently part of the world’s oldest marathon team in Edinburgh. Fauja Singh’s jogging skills were developed on an Indian farm in Punjab, and then at the magical age of 81, when he moved to the UK, his love for the sport became more “serious”. Next up? He’s set his sights on being a record breaker.
So any secrets to fitness? Fauja’s training regime includes a daily eight-mile walk and run, no smoking or drinking, plenty of smiling and lashings of ginger curry.