Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievement, is partnered with the Virgin Money London Marathon to provide runners with record verification on the day of the race.
At the 2013 event there were over 70 official Guinness World Records attempts, ranging from the Fastest Marathon Carrying an 80lb pack to the Fastest Marathon in a Two-Person Pantomime Horse Costume .
An official Guinness World Records attempt is a great way of enhancing your Virgin Money London Marathon experience, as well as potentially raising awareness and money for your chosen charity.
If you are interested in setting a new Guinness World Records title at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon please visit: www.guinnessworldrecords.com/londonmarathon
Below is a full list of the 23 records that were broken at the 2013 Virgin Money London Marathon.
|Film character costume (male)||David Stone (as Jack Sparrow)||02:42:15|
|Nurse's uniform (male)||Michael Harris||02:48:24|
|Suit (male) - business suit||Joe Elliot||02:58:03|
|School uniform (male)||Sam Hull||03:02:53|
|School uniform (female)||Sophie Wood||03:14:34|
|Insect (female)||Laura Bartlett (as a bee)||03:24:10|
|Carrying a 40lb pack||Mike Ellicock||03:25:21|
|Martial arts suit (female)||Victoria Carter||03:30:14|
|Full Body Animal Costume||Bruce Moore||03:31.4|
|Military Dress||Olivier Hamar (as Napoleon)||03:47:14|
|Nurse's uniform (female)||Emma Blair||03:48:34|
|Internal Organ (male)||Alan Blair (as a heart)||03:48:34|
|Doctor (female)||Fiona Smith Jenkinson||03:59:15|
|Mascot (female)||Wendy Shaw (as Alfie, Guide Dogs mascot)||04:02:56|
|Internal Organ (female)||Katherine Stephens (as a brain)||04:28:36|
|Dribbling a football||Alan Simeoni||05:10:46|
|Carrying an 80lb pack||Roscoe Nash||05:58:58|
|Longest scarf knitted whilst running a marathon||Susie Hewer||2.05m (time of 5:54:23)|
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