This specially commissioned film by Redbridge Museum tells the story of local resident Fauja Singh.
Fauja Singh, is believed to be the oldest marathon runner in the world. Fauja ran his first marathon in 1999 aged 89 years old and finally retired from long-distance running aged 101.
Redbridge Museum pays tribute to this remarkable but modest local resident. Find out what made Fauja take up running so late in life and share in some of the highlights of his career.
This film accompanies a display at Redbridge Museum on until 28th May more details here:
Special thanks to Fauja Singh, Fauja's family and Running Coach Harmander Singh.
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