- Iñigo Arocena, Kathryn Hill, Robin Trebbe, Caroline Bridges, Lauren Tininenko
- 09:14 minute(s):second(s)
- China (Shanghai)
The fastest backwards mile by a linked team is 9 min 14 sec and was achieved by Kathryn Hill (USA), Robin Trebbe (Germany), Caroline Bridges (USA), Lauren Tininenko (USA) and Iñigo Arocena (Spain) in Shanghai, China, on 6 June 2020.
Five participants tied at the waist using dog leashes and zip ties ran backwards for exactly one mile as part of a massive running fundraiser in Shanghai called Next Level Race Day.