LIVESTRONG World Records

36 Records Found

00:44 Scotland

Most Times Saying "Cancer Sucks" In 15 Seconds

Mairi Weir

Mairi W. said, “Cancer sucks” 25 times in 15 seconds.

01:06 United States

Most "Cancer" Notes Thrown In Trash Can In 30 Seconds

Mason Kinard

Mason Kinard trashed “Cancer” 28 times in 30 seconds.


Longest Standing Ovation For Cancer Survivors

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute faculty and staff and AYA External Advisory Committee members stood and cheered without interruption in honor of the cancer survivors for one minute and 19.01 seconds.

02:25 United States

Most Hugs Against Cancer

Melissa Owens

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[].

00:20 United States

Longest Fake Mustache Conga Line

Texas 4000

48 members of Texas 4000 donned fake mustaches and danced in a conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.


Largest Group Of People To Say "Break Cancer" Upon Completion Of A Marathon Or Half-Marathon

San Antonio Rock & Roll Marathoners

Seven people finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock & Roll Full & Half-Marathon[] said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the race.

00:39 United States

Most People To Sing "I Will Survive" In Honor Of Cancer Survivors

Break Cancer Attendees

With the help of [The Bright Light Social Hour][], 354 Break Cancer attendees sang "[I Will Survive][]" in honor of cancer survivors, a new world record. The Break Cancer attendees set the record during URDB’s [BreakCancer party][] at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses.

00:15 United States

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer" In Spanish

Katie Hennis

23 people gathered on November 15, 2010 to discuss adolescent and young adult cancer patients and families in and around Portland, Oregon. At the end of the meeting everyone said“Rompe el cancer” at once. The gathering was hosted by the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Adolescent[] and Young Adult Oncology Program and the External Advisory Committee. The 23rd person to participate in this world record was the cameraman.

01:02 United States

Most People To Crush A Can For Cancer

Emily Peterson

Emily Peterson and 32 of her friends each crushed an aluminum can for cancer.

01:17 United States

Largest Group Of People Beating Up Cancer Balloons

Texas 4000

55 members of Texas 4000 each beat up a “cancer balloon.” They set the record as part of LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance’s Break Cancer campaign.

00:15 United States

Largest Silent Anti-Cancer Message

Jenee Areeckal

Nine cancer survivors and eight oncology staff members participated in a 17-person silent anti-cancer message.

01:39 United States

Largest Group To Dance "The Robot" While Wrapped In Christmas Lights

Alanna Iverson

Alanna Iverson and 51 other cyclists danced the robotwhile wrapped in Christmas lights. The participants were a group of cyclists on a long distance bike ride to raise money for cancer research.

00:46 Canada

Most People To "Boo" Cancer At Once

Mel Sampson

346 people at theCanadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s Run For The Cure[]event “booed” cancer at once. The feat was set during World Record Weekon K-Rock 89.3.


Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer For Young Adults"

LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance

Twenty-six LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance members said “Break cancer for young adults” at once.

00:11 United States

Most People To Yell "Livestrong!" At Once

Wright State Freshman Class

Directed by guest speaker Chris Sacca, 1006 freshmen students at Wright State University yelled the word “Livestrong!” at the same time. The record was set to raise awareness for Lance Armstrong’s cancer-related organization.

00:5 United States

Most People To Say "Beat Cancer" In Chinese

Robert Brunson

Seven people in Robert Brunson’sESL class said “Beat cancer” in Chinese at once.

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