Home > The Shakeout Podcast

Author Simran Jeet Singh celebrates the oldest person to run a marathon in ‘Fauja Singh Keeps Going’

Fauja Singh

In this episode we speak with Simran Jeet Singh, the author of ‘Fauja Singh Keeps Going‘. This beautifully illustrated children’s book tells the true story of the man who became the first 100 year old to run a marathon.

Related: The story behind ‘Fauja Singh Keeps Going’

The book chronicles Fauja Singh’s life, the challenges he faced with racism, ageism and ableism, and how he found strength and community through running. Simran Jeet Singh is an author, educator, and activist, whose work often focuses on religion, racism, and justice.


RELATED: Oldest marathoner Fauja Singh recognized by Queen

Fauja Singh and Simran Jeet Singh.

You can learn more about Simran Jeet Singh HERE

Subscribe to The Shakeout Podcast

Follow in iTunes  Follow on Stitcher  Follow on Google Play  Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter

RSS feed

You can email the show at podcast@runningmagazine.ca | If you enjoy our podcast, leave a review and rating on iTunes!