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.
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 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,
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.