Longest Distance Run While Wearing A Gas Mask

United States Aaron L. Benningfield


Washington , District of Columbia, United States / October 25, 2015

Aaron L. ran a distance of 66 kilometers (41.01 miles) while wearing a gas mask. He set the record during the 40th Marine Corps Marathon. The event was held to raise awareness for the 22 veterans a day who commit suicide.

Aaron served in the Marine Corps for 15 years and was a suicide and crisis negotiator during his time. See his race result here.

- mask must remain on face while running
- mask may be removed during rest breaks
- must follow form of current world record holder
- must provide video evidence


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  • United States William j

    William j

    My son, Aaron L Benningfield beat this record 10/25/2015 in Washington DC in the Marine Corp Marathon. He ran 41 miles while wearing a military gas mask! The event was to support the prevention of military and veteran suicides!! He is a Marine Corp Veteran and a teacher at Full Sail University in Orlando Florida. Sorry Swineful but it happened last Sunday.

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