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 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 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 in a three person costume

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Fastest marathon in a three person costume

The fastest marathon in a three person costume is 3 hrs 13 min 9 sec, and was achieved by Evan…

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Fastest marathon wearing wellington boots

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Fastest marathon wearing wellington boots

The fastest marathon wearing wellington boots was 3 hrs 21 min 27 sec, achieved by Damian Thacker…

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Fastest marathon dressed as a crustacean (male)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a crustacean (male)

The fastest marathon dressed as a crustacean (male) is 3 hrs 13 min 18 sec and was achieved by Simon…

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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 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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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 Mr. Potato Head

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Fastest marathon dressed as a Mr. Potato Head

The fastest marathon dressed as a Mr Potato Head is 3 hrs 24 min 19 seconds, achieved by Philip…

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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 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 dressed as a French maid (male)

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Fastest marathon dressed as a French maid (male)

The fastest marathon dressed as a French maid (male) is 3 hrs 26 min 43 sec, achieved by Kevin Day…

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Fastest marathon in film character costume (female)

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Fastest marathon in film character costume (female)

The fastest marathon in film character costume (female) is 3 hrs 16 min 19 sec, achieved by Rebecca…

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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 fast food item

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Fastest marathon dressed as a fast food item

The fastest marathon dressed as a fast food item is 2 hrs 59 min 35 sec and was achieved by Gary…

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Fastest marathon in a four-person costume

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Fastest marathon in a four-person costume

The fastest marathon in a four-person costume is 4 hrs 53 min 33 sec, achieved by Nam Gip, Chain Lee…

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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 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 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 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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