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Fauja Singh: 100 Years Old, World Record Holder, Vegetarian

Just days after scoring a Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to complete a marathon, 100-year-old runner Fauja Singh finds himself with another first: he’s the oldest person to star in a PETA ad campaign!

Fauja made headlines around the world when he completed the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday. He rediscovered his passion for distance running at age 81 – crediting his vegetarian diet with giving him awe-inspiring stamina and longevity. A perfect entrant to PETA’s vegetarian hall of fame!

“Fauja’s vitality is an inspiring demonstration of the … Read more.