Farthest Distance To Be Carried By Other People

United States Mark Malkoff


New York, New York, United States / December 18, 2009

Mark Malkoff was carried 9.4 miles by 155 random people, covering almost the entire length of Manhattan while setting the world record. He achieved the feat on December 18–19, 2009, beginning at the Staten Island Ferry[] Terminal and ending at 140th Street.

Malkoff took no steps forward on his own, using only the kindness and generosity of fellow citizens to complete his trek.


- not allowed to make any forward progress without being carried
- being carried by more than one person at once is permitted
- stopping feat to sleep or take bathroom breaks is permitted, but record must resume in exact location that preceded break

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