For those who think they're too old to compete, here are some examples of athletes who don't think that way.
‚ΔΆ Fauja Singh ran the 2011 London Marathon in 7 hours and 49 minutes at the age of 101. He attributes his vitality to a simple vegetarian diet. For more information and a picture on his Facebook page, click here
‚ΔΆ Cyclist Robert Marchand, a Frenchman, rode 100 km in 4 hours 17 minutes and 27 seconds (average speed 14.3 mph) at the age of 100. He has never smoked but has "indulged a healthy appetite in wine and women." For more information and a picture, click here