Guinness World Records - Officially Amazing

Virgin Money London Marathon runners - How you could become a world record holder

 
 
 
 
 
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Congratulations if you're running the Virgin Money London Marathon this year.

Guinness World Records is partnered with the Virgin Money London Marathon to provide runners with record verification on the day of the race.

At the 2013 event there were over 70 official Guinness World Records attempts, ranging from the Fastest Marathon Carrying an 80lb pack to the Fastest Marathon in a Two-Person Pantomime Horse Costume

An official Guinness World Records attempt is a great way of enhancing your Virgin Money London Marathon experience, as well as potentially raising awareness and money for your chosen charity.

You can help make the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon the best yet by attempting to break a world record on the day.

It's a great way of raising awareness and funds for your charity; and who knows, you might make history!

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If you wish to attempt a record please make a free application here:

The deadline for applications is Friday 21 March 2014.

Below is a full list of the 23 records that were broken at the 2013 Virgin Money London Marathon.

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Fastest marathon in film character costume (male)
David Stone (as Jack Sparrow)   
02:42:15

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Fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform (female)  
Emma Blair   
03:48:34

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Fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform (male)   
Michael Harris   
02:48:24

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Fastest marathon dressed as a sailor   
Stephen Richardson   
02:52:32

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Fastest marathon in a suit   
Joe Elliot   
02:58:03

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Fastest marathon dressed as a lifeguard   
Carl Smith   
03:00:01

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Fastest marathon in school uniform (female)   
Sophie Wood   
03:14:34

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Fastest marathon in school uniform (male)   
Sam Hull   
03:02:53

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Fastest marathon dressed as an astronaut   
Subhashis Basu   
03:19:37

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Fastest marathon dressed as an insect (female)   
Laura Bartlett (as a bee)   
03:24:10

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Fastest marathon wearing a wetsuit   
David Ross   
03:25:00

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Fastest marathon carrying a 40-lb pack   
Mike Ellicock   
03:25:21

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Fastest marathon in martial arts uniform (female)   
Victoria Carter   
03:30:14

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Fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (male)   
Bruce Moore   
03:31.4

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Fastest marathon in a military dress uniform (male)   
Olivier Hamar (as Napoleon)   
03:47:14

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Fastest marathon dressed as a love heart (male)   
Alan Blair    
03:48:34

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Fastest marathon dressed as a doctor (female)   
Fiona Smith Jenkinson   
03:59:15

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Fastest marathon by a mascot (female)   
Wendy Shaw (as Alfie, Guide Dogs mascot)   
04:02:56

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Fastest marathon dressed as an organ (female)   
Katherine Stephens (as a brain)  
04:28:36

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Fastest marathon dressed as a shoe (female)   
Lucie Barney   
04:40:56

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Fastest marathon dribbling a football   
Alan Simeoni   
05:10:46

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Fastest marathon carrying an 80-lb pack   
Roscoe Nash   
05:58:58

Susie Hewer

Longest scarf knitted whilst running a marathon   
Susie Hewer   
2.05m (time of 5:54:23)

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