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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records partners with the Virgin Money London Marathon to give participants in the world's greatest marathon the chance to become official record title holders.

Attempting a Guinness World Records title will not only enhance your personal Virgin Money London Marathon experience, but can also help raise awareness and money for your chosen charity. Who knows, you might make history! Read about the 2019 record holders to get inspired.

Please note that in order to apply for a record, you must have secured a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon. Places are not available via Guinness World Records.

At the 2019 event there were 40 new Guinness World Records titles achieved from 79 attempts, ranging from the Fastest marathon dressed in a tent to the Fastest marathon with two runners handcuffed together!

Updates on how to apply for a Guiness World Records title at the Virgin Money London Marathon will be made in due course.