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United States

Fastest Time For Two People To Hug 10 Times

Julie Hua

Julie and her friend hugged each other 10 times in 1.76 seconds.

00:49 United States

Largest Google Glass Group Hug

Matt E.

Matt E, Daniel O, Amanda L and Justin K shared a group hug while all wearing a pair of Google Glass. The record was set at the PepsiCo Digital Summit. The record was officiated by RecordSetter CEO Dan Rollman. #digitalfuture

03:53 United States

Largest Group Hug In A Bookstore

powerHouse Books

A total of 62 people from powerHouse Books joined together for a group hug during a stop on the RecordSetter book tour.

00:33 United States

Largest Group Piggy-Back Hug

DEAD

A total of 40 piggy-backed pairs of students joined together for an 80-person group hug. Two of the participants included Maddie Bray and Abby Betazlel.

01:26 United States

Largest Indoor Group Hug

Benjamin Paul

Benjamin P. led 118 people to join together for a group hug inside an auditorium.

00:42 United States

Most Authors To Simultaneously Hug A Librarian

Josh Berk

Josh B. led 21 authors in simultaneously hugging a librarian. They set the record at YA Fest at the Palmer Branch of the Easton Public Library in Easton, Pennsylvania. The authors are Melissa Groeling, Anne Greenwood Brown, Jacqueline Kesller, Jen McConnel, K.M. Walton, Margie Gelbwasser, Amie Borst, Bethanie Borst, Molly Cochran, Radjeep Paulus, Aaron Starmer, Tiffany Schmidt, Alissa Grosso, Josh Berk, Jennifer Murgia, Ellen Jensen Abbott, Cristin Terrill, Kit Grindstaff, David Lubar, Jennifer Hubbard, Jeff Hirsch, and Kimberly Ann Miller.

02:25 United States

Most Hugs Against Cancer

Melissa Owens

Melissa Owens embarked upon a personal goal to break a hugging record. She gave out 600 hugs during a flash mob at Portlandrsquo;s Pioneer Courthouse Square[]. Owensrsquo; hugging record was the fifth URDB record to be set by supporters of the OHSU AYA program at the Knight Cancer Institute[].

1:01:44 United States

Most Hugs Given In One Hour By An Individual

103.7 WDBR

DJ Blake of 103.7 WDBR gave 2,834 hugs in one hour to people at Knight’s Action Park in Springfield, Illinois. He set the record to raise donations for Children’s Miracle Network and St. John’s Children’s Hospital. Learn more about the feat here.

03:10 United States

Most Hugs Given In One Hour By Two People At A Mall

Marlene Reinert

Marlene Reinert and Khadija Boubas gave hugs to 71 people in one hour at a mall.

00:58 United States

Most Mascot Hugs In 30 Seconds Next To A Prius

Prius Records

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.

01:23 United States

Most People Hugged In One Minute

Rob Roush

Led by Rob Roush, a member of Camp Revolution hugged 90 people in one minute.

00:08 United States

Most People Hugging A Cardboard Cutout Of The "11th Doctor"

Tina Jones

Tina J. led six kids in hugging a cardboard cutout of the 11th Doctor.

01:07 United States

Most People To Hug A Justin Bieber Cardboard Cutout In One Minute

Pete Moyer

Pete Moyer led 14 students at Christ Greenfield hugged a Justin Bieber cardboard cutout in one minute.

00:57 United States

Most People To Hug A Sports Mascot At Once

Saint Louis University

28 students from Saint Louis University hugged their school mascot, a Billiken, at the same time. They set the record on campus as part of a Mountain Dew Kickstart event. RecordSetter CEO Dan Rollman was present to adjudicate the attempt.

00:41 United States

Most People With Same Name To Hug Each Other

Ryan Brown

Two men, both named Ryan Brown, hugged each other, setting a new record for Most People With The Same Name To Hug At Once. Ryan Brown and Ryan Brown set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. #WRAS19

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