- Stephen Rattigan, Brian Cawley, Nicky Kearney, Robert Tuomey
- 30:01:00 hour(s):minute(s):second(s)
- Ireland (Castlebar)
The longest marathon group hug is 30 hours 1 minute, and was achieved by Stephen Rattigan, Brian Cawley, Nicky Kearney and Robert Tuomey (all Ireland), in Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland, from 4 to 5 May 2019.
The challengers previously achieved the record in 2017 and were attempting to reclaim the title. This record attempt raised over €6700 for charity.