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Most Three-Person Between-The-Legs Melon Passes In 30 Seconds

01:26 United States

Three members of Support The Melons passed a melon between their legs 23 times in 30 seconds. They set the record to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.

Most Slaps Of A Melon In 30 Seconds

01:29 United States

A member of Support The Melons slapped a melon 256 times in 30 seconds. They set the record to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.

Most People Applying Sunscreen In The Rain

02:40 United States

A total of 121 people from California State University - Fullerton Campus, John Wayne Cancer Foundation and The National Melanoma Awareness Project applied sunscreen in the rain. They set the record as part of the Spot-A-Spot event, a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of skin cancer.

Fastest Time To Write "Beat Cancer" 10 Times On A Skype Call

00:54 United States

Harry wrote “Beat Cancer” 10 times on a Skype call in 34.51 seconds.

Most People To Simultaneously Say "Break Cancer" Upon Completion Of A Running Event

00:25 United States

A total of 20 people simultaneously spoke the words "Break Cancer" upon completing a marathon and half-marathon. They set the record as part of Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness for Young Women activities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Ontario, Canada.

Longest "Boo" Directed Toward Cancer

01:21 Belgium

Joseph Nagy let out a “boo” directed towards cancer that lasted non-stop for 54.31 seconds.

Longest Drumming Marathon

01:17 Canada

Steven Gaul played the drums for 121 hours (7,260 minutes). Gaul set this record to raise money for cancer research. Read more about the event here.

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer For Young Adults"

00:10

Twenty-six LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance members said “Break cancer for young adults” at once.

Largest Pie Fight

00:54 United States

To raise funds for Vickie’s Angel Walk, hundreds of people threw a total of 2,400 pies at each other in the world’s largest pie fight. The event raised $2,500 and a full pallet of canned food. The food was donated to the Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg.The money raised will be used for financial assistance for families fighting cancer in Central Pennsylvania.

Most Balloons Used To Create "Pink Boobs"

02:29 Australia

In Celebration of Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 95 sets of balloons were put together to represent as “pink boobs.” The feat was set by the Chicks In Pink charity in coordination with Racecourse Road[].

Most Cigarettes Ripped In Half

01:43 United States

Art Hoffman ripped 22 cigarettes in half.

Largest Gathering Of Individuals Learning About Cancer Rights

00:10 United States

A group of 120 people composed of patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, navigators, healthcare professionals and attorneys gathered together to learn about cancer rights. The rights discussed include Employment amp; Taking Time Off Work, Health, Disability and Life Insurance Options, Access to Health Care, Insurance Navigation and Appeals, Understanding Health Care Reform, Cancer Community Resources, Genetics amp; the Law, Legislative Advocacy, Education Rights of Children and Young Adults with Cancer, and Financial Planning.

Most People Exercising At Once To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

05:30 Canada

Mel Sampson and 514 other people participated in the CIBC Run for the Cure[]. They exercised to raise breast cancer awareness.

Fastest Time For Young Adult Cancer Survivors And Their Supporters To Pull An Airplane 15 Feet

00:9 United States

Members of the Young Adult Oncology Group pulled a plane 15 feet in 5.19 seconds. They performed this feat to raise money for cancer research.

Largest Cancer Ribbon Cake

03:09 United States

Jacob Betts and theHLUMCRelay For Life team baked a pink cancer awareness ribbon cake measuring eight feet long.

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