Captain Beany ran a 13.1-mile half-marathon in four hours and seven minutes while pushing a vacuum cleaner during the annual Cardiff Half Marathon in South Wales, UK. He set the record to raise funds for Keep Wales Tidy and to promote environmental protection and cleanliness awareness to local communities. Learn more about the feat here.
Joe Salter ran a 26.20-mile marathon backwards in five hours, 51 minutes, 25.00 seconds while juggling three balls. He set the record during the Quad Cities Marathon in Moline, Illinois. Read more about the feat here.
Christopher M. completed a 26.2-mile indoor run in three hours, 53 minutes, 51.00 seconds while wearing a kilt.
He set the record as a representative for Warriors On Course, a dedicated group that raises funds and awareness by those that are affected by Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Read more about the feat here.
Peter Wilson watched all 123 episodes of LOSTby himself in 145
hours. He began watching the first episode on May 18th, 2010 at 10:30 PM
and completed the series finale on May 23 at 11:30 PM. He live
streamed the entire record, attracting thousands of viewers
Wilson set the record to raise money and awareness for the Child’s
Read Peter’s LOST Marathon blog about the project here.
Kerry Speckman finished a 15-kilometer race in two hours, 37 minutes, 51.00 seconds while twirling a baton. She set the record during Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida to raise money for her local high school's music department.
Swineflu Avenger ran a half marathon in two hours, 17 minutes and 45
seconds while wearing a gas mask, a flak jacket and a kevlar helmet and
carrying a 10 pound baton.
Lisa W. finished a marathon of 26.2 miles in four hours, 59 minutes, 41.00 seconds. She was dressed in a playing card costume throughout the event.
Swineflu Avenger ran the Marine Corp Marathon in five hours, 34
minutes, and 13 seconds while wearing a gas mask, a flak jacket, and a
Kevlar helmet. He removed the mask for water and energy gel breaks but
at no point did he proceed on the race course without wearing the gas
Heart transplant recepient Donald Arthur has completed marathons in
31 U.S. States.
See a spreadsheet of his races, locations, and times here.
States Arthur has ran in: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California,
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas,
Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New
Jersey New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington,
Sevenpeople finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock amp; Roll Full amp;
Half-Marathon said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the
Jesse Fontaine and Breanna Broughton played air hockey nonstop for 28 hours. Their attempt raised almost $7,000 to support a World Vision-run youth center based in Pakistan. Read more about the feat here.
Gregory Leonarczyk and his friends held a marathon baseball game. The game lasted for 50 hours, two minutes.
Gregory and participants at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac in Lenox, Massachusetts held a soccer game marathon. The game lasted for 50 hours, two minutes, 30 seconds.
Ryan R. played the bagpipes nonstop for seven hours, 14.00 minutes.
Andrew W.K. drummed nonstop for 24 hours. He set the record as part of the 2013 O Music Awards in New York City. Find out more about the record here.
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