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Largest Indoor Group Hug

01:26 United States

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

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

03:10 United States

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

Most People To Hug A Sports Mascot At Once

00:57 United States

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.

Most Strangers Hugged In 30 Seconds On One's Birthday

01:39 United States

Alessia S. hugged 21 people in 30 seconds on her birthday. Alessia set her record during a RecordSetter LIVE! event at The Learning Village in Las Vegas, Nevada. RecordSetter Co-founders Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to adjudicate the attempt.

Most Hugs Given In One Hour By An Individual

1:01:44 United States

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.

Largest Google Glass Group Hug

00:49 United States

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

Most Trees Hugged In One Minute

01:27 United States

A member of TV Camp hugged 33 trees in one minute.

Largest Group Piggy-Back Hug

00:33 United States

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.

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

01:07 United States

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

Fastest Time For Two People To Hug 10 Times

00:38 United States

Christian Bullard and his friend hugged each other 10 times in 2.40 seconds.

Most People Hugged In One Minute

01:23 United States

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

Largest Group Hug In A Bookstore

03:53 United States

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

Most Hugs Against Cancer

02:25 United States

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[].

Most Mascot Hugs In 30 Seconds Next To A Prius

00:58 United States

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.

Most People With Same Name To Hug Each Other

00:41 United States

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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