Fastest "Vacuum-A-Thon"

Wales Captain Beany


Cardiff, Wales / October 6, 2013

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.

- must run an entire half-marathon
- must push a vacuum cleaner for duration of attempt


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  • Wales Mark Evans

    Mark Evans

    ace captain beany another record for the welsh

    • Wales Captain Beany

      Captain Beany

      cheers Mark! It does what it sez on the vacuum cleaner ... and we raised the best part of over £300 for Keep Wales Tidy! :)

  • United States Lauren Goodman

    Lauren Goodman

    Creative idea, Captain. Can you come tidy up my house next? It shouldn't take more than 4 hours ;)

    • Wales Captain Beany

      Captain Beany

      No problem Lauren! Only thing is ... the lead cable has come off! :) x

    • Wales Captain Beany

      Captain Beany

      By the way! Take a look at my wacky and wonderful website -

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