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2016 Guinness World Records

An amazing 31 Guinness World Records were broken at the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. See the full list below...

Name Record Time
Tim Peake Fastest marathon in orbit (male) 3:35:21
Sean Fitzpatrick Fastest marathon in film character costume (male, Elsa from Frozen) 2:39:09
Alistair Smith Fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform (male) 2:45:37
Mark Lambell Fastest marathon in scout uniform 2:58:44
Lee Goodwin Fastest marathon dressed as a plant 3:02:43
Martin Hewlett Fastest marathon dressed as an astronaut (male) 3:06:26
Damian Thacker & Luke Symonds Fastest marathon three-legged (male) 3:07:57
Ben Evans Fastest marathon dressed in a full body dinosaur outfit 3:08:34
Naomi Flanagan Fastest marathon dressed as a book character (female, Tinkerbelle) 3:08:34
Charlie Long Fastest marathon dressed as a bottle (male) 3:09:37
Michael Stevenson Fastest marathon dressed as an organ (prostate) 3:13:20
Katie Godof Fastest marathon in an animal costume (female, tortoise) 3:15:39
Steven Reading Fastest marathon dressed as a circus strongman (male) 3:19:30
Francis Gilroy Fastest marathon by a mascot (male) 3:17:57
Petr Hruska Fastest marathon dressed as an elf (male) 3:19:15
Scott Boyd Fastest marathon in highland dress (male) 3:21:00
Greg Trevelyan Fastest marathon dressed as a crustacean (male, lobster) 3:17:57
Richard Kell Fastest marathon dressed as a gingerbread man 3:29:21
Ian Rule Fastest marathon dressed as a tap (male) 3:42:55
Owen Arthurs Fastest marathon in a graduation gown (male) 3:43:20
Faye Morse Fastest marathon in film character costume (female, Tinkerbelle - Moulin Rouge) 3:44:14
Ryan Deering Fastest marathon dressed as a fast food item (Hotdog) 3:57:17
Corin Leach Fastest marathon dressed in a Ghillie suit (female) 3:58:57
Erin Fairhead Fastest marathon in a fire-fighter’s uniform (female) 4:09:32
Phil Olson Fastest marathon dressed as a chef 4:07:17
Chris Coulson & Thomas Church Fastest marathon in a two-person costume (Horse and Jockey) 4:21:21
Gill Punt Fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (female, polar bear) 4:22:08
Fraser Barrett, Charles Reynolds & Oliver Smith Fastest four-legged marathon 4:44:19
Dave Cooke Fastest marathon wearing chainmail 5:45:51
Lee Small, Stevie Clifford-Tucker, Mick Palmer & Jim Lafferty Fastest marathon in a four-person costume (fire engine) 5:25:02
Michael Barker Fastest marathon carrying an 80lb pack 5:43.24
Chris Shirley Fastest marathon carrying a 100lb pack 7:47:00

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