Marathons

Each year, Guinness World Records collaborates with marathon events all over the world - including the iconic London, Berlin, Toronto Waterfront and Sydney marathons - providing the most creative and determined fun runners with on-the-finish-line world record adjudication.

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Fastest half marathon dressed as a clown

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Fastest half marathon dressed as a clown

The fastest half marathon dressed as a clown is 1 hr 30 min 32 sec, and was achieved by Petro…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a nun (female)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a nun (female)

The fastest marathon dressed as a nun (female) is 3 hrs 26 min 53 sec, achieved by Victoria Carter…

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Fastest marathon dressed as an elf (male)

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Fastest marathon dressed as an elf (male)

The fastest marathon dressed as an elf (male) is 2 hr 58 min 16 sec, achieved by Ashley Payne (UK)…

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Fastest marathon carrying a 100 lb pack

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Fastest marathon carrying a 100 lb pack

The fastest marathon carrying a 100 lb pack is 6 hr 27 min 59 sec, and was achieved by William…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a telephone box

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Fastest marathon dressed as a telephone box

The fastest marathon dressed as a telephone box is 4 hrs 6 min and 37 sec and was achieved by Mark…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a monk

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Fastest marathon dressed as a monk

The fastest marathon dressed as a monk is 2 hrs 43 min 06 sec, achieved by Andrew Heyden (Australia)…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a French maid (male)

The fastest marathon dressed as a french maid by a male is 3 hr 2 min 56 sec and was achieved by…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a star (male)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a star (male)

The fastest marathon dressed as a star is 4 hrs 5 min 42 secs, achieved by Victor Solis Garavito…

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Fastest marathon in a Kung Fu uniform

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Fastest marathon in a Kung Fu uniform

The fastest marathon dressed in a Kung Fu uniform is 3 hr 50 min 38 sec and was achieved by William…

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Fastest marathon in a four-person costume

The fastest marathon in a four-person costume is 4 hr 3 min 18 sec, achieved by Mark Williamson,…

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Fastest half marathon dressed as an awareness ribbon (female)

The fastest half marathon dressed as an awareness ribbon (female) is 1 hr 57 min 56 sec, and was…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a three dimensional aircraft (male)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a three dimensional aircraft (male)

The fastest marathon dressed as a three dimensional aircraft (male) is 5 hrs 3 min 15 sec, achieved…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a monk (female)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a monk (female)

The fastest marathon dressed as a monk (female) is 3 hrs 21 min 33 seconds, achieved by Sarah…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a witch (female)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a witch (female)

The fastest marathon dressed as a witch (female) is 3 hrs 26 min 13 sec, achieved by Nicola Nuttall…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a chef (male)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a chef (male)

The fastest marathon dressed as a chef is 3 hrs 22 min 27 sec and was achieved by Terry Midgley (UK)…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a cartoon character (female)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a cartoon character (female)

The fastest marathon dressed as a cartoon character (female) was 3 hrs 24 min 28 sec, achieved by…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a nun

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Fastest marathon dressed as a nun

The fastest marathon dressed as a nun (male) was 3 hrs 17 min 12 sec, achieved by Daniel Jordan (UK)…

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Fastest marathon wearing chainmail (upper body)

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Fastest marathon wearing chainmail (upper body)

The fastest marathon wearing chainmail (upper body) is 4 hrs 50 min 16 sec, achieved by Thomas…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a Viking

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Fastest marathon dressed as a Viking

The fastest marathon dressed as a Viking was 3 hrs 3 min 11 sec, by Paul Richards (UK) at the 2017…

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Fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (male)

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Fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (male)

The fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (male) is 3 hrs 16 min 36 sec, and was achieved…

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