Walking World Records

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Longest Time Walking On Hands

01:12 United States

Patrick Y. walked on his hands for one minute, 10.22 seconds.

Longest Pipe Walk

00:31 United States

Bryan Ellison walked along a pipe for 67 feet without touching the ground.

Most Laps Walked Around A Table Tennis Table While Bouncing A Table Tennis Ball

22:27 United States

Thomas McGinnis completed 174 laps around a table tennis table while bouncing a table tennis ball on his paddle.

Fastest 1/4 Mile Racewalk Accompanied By A Dog With A Swahili Name

03:39 United States

Art Hoffman completed a 1/4 mile racewalk with his dog Chenji in two minutes, 17.08 seconds. Chenji is a Swahilian name.

Longest Homemade Dog Leash

United States

Blake Birdsong created a dog leash measuring 19 feet, 3.5 inches. He used it to take his beagle Lucky for a walk. The measurement was taken from the handle of the leash to the connecting point on the dog’s harness. See full-sized image here.

Largest Collection Of Guinness World Record Holder Autographs By A Universal Record Database World Record Holder

United States

RecordSetter record holder Art Hoffman has Guinness World Record holder Plennie Wingo’s autograph. Hoffman bumped into Wingo in Santa Monica, California in 1973, and asked him why he was walking backwards. He discovered Wingo was in the midst of an 8000-mile trek walking backwards. Wingo had small rearview mirrors affixed to his glasses that originally caught Hoffman’s eye.

Longest Walk Down 18th St. NW, Washington D.C. With Spoon Balanced On Nose


May Yu from Citizen Effect walked 136 feet down 18th Street NW[] in Washington D.C with a spoon balanced on her nose.

Fastest Time To Complete A 6-Foot Finger Walk While Holding A Plastic Bottle Cap

01:33 United States

Holding a plastic soda cap with his pinky and index fingers, Brian Pankey[] completed a 6’ finger walk in 7.72 seconds. The feat ended when the cap was dropped in a shot glass.

Fastest Time To Complete A 3-Foot Finger Walk While Holding An American Quarter

00:32 United States

Most Knee Steps In 30 Seconds


Ted van den Beemt took 117 steps on his knees in 30 seconds.

Most Laps Walked Around A Table Tennis Table While Bouncing A Table Tennis Ball On Alternating Sides Of A Paddle

06:24 United States

Ebon Hackett completed 46 laps around a table tennis table while bouncing a table tennis ball on alternating sides of a paddle.

Most Steps Taken In A Month

11:17 Finland

PekkaLuodeslampi walked a total of 1,560,0554 steps in 31 days. He began on April 19, 2010 and finished May 19, 2010 averaging over 50,000 steps per day. He used the Nintendo DSI Walk with Me program to monitor his daily steps.

Fastest Time To Walk 30 Miles While Carrying A 76-Pound Backpack

02:33 England

Paddy Doyle walked 30 miles along the Grand Union Canal while carrying a 76-pound back pack in 10 hours and 37 seconds. Though his pack was 76 pounds and he walked an additional 300 meters, the weight and distance have been standardized. The record benefited the Help For Heroes charity. He was supported throughout by British Military Fitness instructors, martial arts boxing students from clubs around the Midlands and avid supporters. Read more about Doyle here.

Longest Distance Walked Carrying A 40-Kilogram Weight In Mouth

01:17 India

Mariappan Palanichamy lifted a 40 kilogram weight using just his mouth and walked 50 meters.

Fastest Time To Walk 200 Yards In Snowshoes

01:30 Canada

Carl McManaman walked 200 yards on snowshoes in one minute and 30.14 seconds.

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