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Most Balloons Popped By Two People Hugging In 30 Seconds

00:52 United States

Garon and his friend popped 23 balloons from hugging in 30 seconds.

Longest Time To Hug A Laptop

1:35:32 United States

Megan M. hugged her laptop for one hour, 35 minutes, 22.00 seconds.

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[].

Largest Group Hug In A School Library

00:18 United States

Led by Janet, a total of 70 people from Library Forum, a community of readers and writers at Robinson High School in Illinois, joined together for a group hug at their school library. Their motto is "Read Responsibly. Write Creatively. Think Independently."

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.

Largest Group Hug By A Group Of Startup Entrepreneurs

01:12 United States

A total of 250 startup entrepreneurs connected to PushStart joined together for a group hug.

Longest Hug Exchange Line

03:02 Belgium

Led by VTKlustrum, 36 people performed a hug exchange line.

Most People Hugged By Someone Dressed As Charles Nelson Reilly In One Minute


Jeff Stevens of Comedy Central dressed himself as Charles Nelson Reilly and hugged 10 people in one minute. Stevens set the record to raise awareness for Match Game '12, a charity fundraiser for 826NYC. Read more about the event here.

Most Trees Hugged In One Minute

01:27 United States

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

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 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.

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 At Mall

04:56 United States

Greg Huxen and his friends hugged 47 people at the mall.

Longest Time For Two People To Juggle Three Balls While Cuddling

00:17 United States

Pete Moyer and his girlfriend Jill juggled three balls for a total of 19 completed catches while cuddling during [National Hug Day][1]. [1]:

Largest Indoor Group Hug

01:26 United States

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

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