Paddy Doyle walked 30 miles along the Grand Union Canal while carrying a
76-pound back pack in 10 hours and 37 seconds. Though his pack was 76
pounds and he walked an additional 300 meters, the weight and distance
have been standardized.
The record benefited the Help For Heroes charity. He was supported
throughout by British Military Fitness instructors, martial arts boxing
students from clubs around the Midlands and avid supporters. Read more
about Doyle here.
Paddy Doyle completed a 26-mile speed march while carrying a 60-pound
backpack in seven hours and 51.00 minutes. He set the record at the
Leamington Courier offices in Hamilton Terrace. Read more about
This record was set as part of Toyota Prius Records, a two-day event
streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials
adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records
ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself.
The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st,
2011. See all the records set at the event here.