Largest linked race - most pairs (single venue)
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS)
3479 pair(s)
Mexico (Mexico City)
The largest linked race by most pairs (single venue) was achieved by 3,479 pairs at the second annual "La Carrera de Padres e Hijos", organized by IMSS (Mexico), at the Hemiciclo a Juárez in Mexico City, Mexico, on 18 May 2014. All of the participants started at the same time; some ran 1 km (0.62 mi), some ran 2 km (1.24 mi) and some ran 3 km (1.86 mi). Runners were all linked at the wrist by elastic bands provided by IMSS and all of the participants were registered as parent and child.