Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List


IDRecordWhoWhatWhereWhenExplain
841Fastest marathon carrying a 60-lb packToru Sakurai4/39/9 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)Japan, Tokyo24 February 2013The fastest marathon carrying a 60 lb pack is 4 hr 39 min 9 sec and was run by Toru Sakurai (Japan) at the Tokyo Marathon 2013 in Tokyo, Japan, on 24 February 2013.60 lb is 27.22 Kg. Toru Sakurai is a Japanese army instructor.
842Largest lake created by a nuclear explosionLake Chagan100000 cubic metre(s)Kazakhstan, Chagan River15 January 1965On 15 January 1965 the Soviet Union detonated a 140 kiloton nuclear device underneath a dry bed of the Chagan River, Kazakhstan. Part of the Soviets´ Nuclear Explosions for the National Economy programme, the raised rim of the resulting crater dammed the river allowing the creation of a reservoir. It is now known as Lake Chagan and has a volume of around 100,000 m³ (3,531,000 ft³).
843Most marathons run on consecutive days (female)Parvaneh Moayedi17 day(s)United States, 06 January 2013The most marathons run on consecutive days by a female is 17 and was achieved by Iranian-born Parvaneh Moayedi (US), who completed all 17 marathons between 21st December 2012 and 6 January 2013 in various races held across Texas, USA.Parvaneh began by running the 'End of the World' Marathon in Humble, Texas, USA, on 21st December 2012. She completed her seventeenth and final marathon on the last day of the 'I Ran Marathons' Winter Festival in San Antonio, Texas, USA, on 6 January 2013. She completed her fastest marathon on the second day of the aforementioned five day festival, her fourteenth consecutive marathon at that point, registering a time of 4 hours 41 minutes.
844Fastest marathon in a suitJoe Elliott2/58/03 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London21 April 2013The fastest marathon dressed in a full suit is 2 hr 58 min 03 sec and was achieved by Joe Elliot (UK) at the 2013 Virgin London Marathon in London, UK, on 21 April 2013.
845Fastest marathon dressed as a cartoon characterEdward Ditmyer2/46/40 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United States, Detroit16 October 2011The fastest marathon dressed as a cartoon character (male) is 2 hr 46 min 40 sec and was achieved by Edward Ditmyer (USA) dressed as Charlie Brown at the Detroit Marathon in Detroit, Michigan, USA on 16 October 2011.
846Fastest time to put up a billboardSteve Jones55/12 minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, Vauxhall, London18 March 2009The fastest time to put up a billboard is 55 minutes 12 seconds and was achieved by Steve Jones (UK) on the set of Guinness World Records Smashed in London, UK, on 18 March 2009Steve went head to head with Konnie Huq (UK). After Steve finished, Konnie gave up and did not complete her own billboard.
847Largest simultaneous lottery game held in one locationWIN FOR LIFE (SISAL)40001 peopleItaly, Milano29 November 2009The largest simultaneous lottery game held in one location was achieved by 40,001 people who played Win for Life, a lottery created by Sisal (Italy), in San Siro stadium, Milan, Italy, on 29 November 2009The lottery numbers were revealed between the first and second half of the match between Inter and Fiorentina in San Siro, Milan. Win for Life is a new Italian born lottery from Sisal and and the cash price consists of ٢,000 GBP awarded during 20 years.
848Largest collection of trivetsGerd BonkGermany, Sangerhausen16 February 2010Gerd Bonk (Germany) has 126 different trivets, as of 16 February 2010, that he has been collecting since 1975.A trivet is a plate placed between a serving dish and a dining table to protect the table from heat damage. All of his breakfast trivets have different old German proverbs printed.
849Fastest mile balancing a football on the headYee Ming Low8/35 minute(s), second(s)Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur20 March 2010The fastest mile balancing a football on the head is 8 min 35 sec by Yee Ming Low (Malaysia) at MPSJ Athletics Stadium in Selangor, Malaysia, on 20 March 2010.Despite being allowed to lose control of the ball and to restart from where he lost it, Yee Ming Low completed the entire mile without once losing control of the ball with his head. He was witnessed by Dato' Sieh Kok Chi - the Secretary General of the Olympic Council of Malaysia - and Dato' Yeoh Choo Hock, Secretary General of the International Basketball Federation, Asian Zone. He was followed by an assistant for the entire mile to help guide him as his eyes were constantly focused on the ball.
850Longest distance on a tightrope with motorcycle (no front wheel)Shuang Chuan ChenChina, Taiwan, China,Taiwan, China15 October 2007The record for longest distance covered by a motorcycle (with the front wheel taken off) on a tightrope was 50 m (164 ft) and achieved by Chen Shuangquan (China) in Taiwan, China, on 15 October 2007.It was done for Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special as an outdoor event.
851Largest species of wetaLittle Barrier Island giant wetaNew ZealandBelonging to the order Orthoptera (grasshoppers and crickets) and confined entirely to New Zealand, wetas number around 70 species, resemble a cross between a cricket and a cockroach, and include some of the world’s largest insects. The largest species of weta is the Little Barrier Island giant weta Deinacrida heteracantha, with a maximum recorded length of 11 cm (including the ovipositor in the female), and a legspan of over 17.5 cm (7 in).
852Fastest time between baselines dribbling a basketballArve GravdalNorway, Stavanger10 December 2010The fastest time between baselines dribbling a basketball was 3.605 sec by Arve Gravdal (Norway) at Stavanger Idrettshall gym in Stavanger, Norway, on 10 December 2010.Gravdal broke this record after it was set by Gregg Farrer (Norway) at the same event only minutes before.
853Largest audience to a live audio play/ radio playUnknown15211 peopleGermany, Waldbühne,BerlinThe largest audience to a live audio play was 15.211 people who attended a live recording of "Die drei ???" (The Three Investigators) performed by Oliver Rohrbeck, Jens Wawrczeck and Andreas Fröhlich (all Germany) at the Waldbühne in Berlin, Germany, on 21 August 2010.The performance was recorded and then sold as audio file on USB sticks straight after the show. The audio plays of "The Three Investigators" were originally intended for children. They are very popular in Germany and have developed a cult following even among adults.
854Fastest speed for a snowboard towed by a vehicleJason Buchanan98.17 kilometre(s) per hourUnited States, Mammoth Lakes30 April 2011The fastest speed on a towed snowboard was 61 mph (98.17 km/h) by Jason Buchanan towed by Leon Maya (both USA) at Mammoth Lakes, California, USA, on 30 April 2011. Buchanan was towed by snowmobile.The speed was registered by California state highway patrolmen Adam Guddat and Merril Sept, who each had registered and calibrated radar guns at the start and finish lines of the 100 m course.
855Largest Zumba® Kids/Kids Jr. classJennifer Ward and the Warrick County School CorporationparticipantsUnited States, Newburgh19 September 2014The largest Zumbatomic® class involved 2,117 participants, achieved by Jennifer Ward and the Warrick County School Corporation (both USA) in Newburgh, Indiana, USA, on 19 September 2014.
856Fastest marathon dressed as a plantAndrew Smith3:47:55 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London26 April 2015The fastest marathon dressed as a plant (male) is 3 hr 47 min 55 sec and was achieved by Andrew Smith (UK) at the Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 26 April 2015.Andrew Smith was dressed as a cactus and his record was one of 34 records verified by GWR on the day of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon.
857Fastest time to flip a tyre over 20 mErvin KatonaChina, Xiamen05 September 2014The fastest time to flip a tyre over 20 m is 41.18 seconds and was achieved by Ervin Katona (Serbia) on the set of CCTV-Guinness World Records Special in Xiamen, Fujian, China on 5 September 2014.
858Longest marathon for a radio music show DJ - teamEva Daeleman , Peter Van de Veire100 hr 00 min day(s), hour(s), minute(s)Belgium, Brussel14 February 2015The longest marathon for a radio music show by a team of two DJs is 100 hr 00 min, achieved by Peter Van de Veire and Eva Daeleman (both Belgium) in Brussels, Belgium from 10 to 14 February 2015. The radio presenters decided to promote love and happiness culminating with the end of the attempt on Valentines day.
859Longest marathon hosting a radio talk showDulce MenesesSpain, Arona - Tenerife28 March 2015The longest marathon hosting a radio talk show is 80 hours and 5 minutes and was achieved by Dulce Meneses (Spain), at the Canal 4 radio station in Arona, Tenerife, Spain from 25 to 28 March 2015.The attempt started on Wednesday 25 March 2015 at 8am and ended on Saturday 28 March 2015 at 4pm. The entire attempt was live on TV and internet.
860Most pen spinning fingerpasses in one minuteMateusz KrzastekPoland, Świdnik28 March 2015The most pen spinning fingerpasses in one minute is 72 and was achieved by Mateusz Krzastek (Poland) in Swidnik, Poland, on 28 March 2015. Mateusz was performing this trick for a number of years before he discovered there was a record for it.
861Fastest marathon dressed as a crustacean (male)Giles Lock3:34:22 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London26 April 2015The fastest marathon dressed as a crustacean (male) is 3 hr 34 min 22 sec and was achieved by Giles Lock (UK) at the Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 26 April 2015.Lock's record was one of 34 records verified by GWR on the day of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon.
862Fastest marathon carrying a 40-lb packShogo Mochizuki3/06/16 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)Japan, Tokyo22 February 2015The fastest marathon carrying a 40-lb pack is 3 hr 06 min 16 sec and was achieved by Shogo Mochizuki (Japan) at the Tokyo Marathon 2015, in Tokyo, Japan, on 22 February 2015. Shogo Mochizuki is a firefighter. He also broke the current record for the fastest marathon carrying a 20-lb pack (male) on the same day.
863Highest altitude by a single kiteRobert Moore4,879.54 metre(s)Australia, Cobar23 September 2014The highest altitude by a single kite is 4,879.54 m (16,009 ft) and was achieved by Robert Moore (Australia) in Cobar, New South Wales, Australia on 23 September 2014. The record was attempted at Cable Downs, a 50,000 acre sheep station in far western New South Wales, Australia.
864Fastest half marathon by a mascotKenny Steele1:37:03 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, Inverness08 March 2015The fastest half marathon by a mascot is 1 hr 37 min 3 sec and was achieved by Kenny Steele (UK) during the Inverness Half Marathon in Inverness, UK, on 8 March 2015. Steele was dressed as Bobby the Bee, the mascot for Highland Hospice.
865Fastest marathon dressed as a playing card (female)Karen Irons-Mclean4:05:30 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London Marathon26 April 2015The fastest marathon dressed as a playing card (female) is 4 hr 5 min 30 sec and was achieved by Karen Irons-Mclean (UK) at the Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 26 April 2015.Karen Irons-Mclean's record was one of 34 records verified by GWR on the day of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon.
866Fastest time to put on a duvet coverLuke Fuller39.41 sec minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, Brighton19 March 2015The fastest time to put on a duvet cover is 39.41 sec and was achieved by Luke Fuller (UK) on the set of CITV Scrambled in Brighton, UK, on 19 March 2015.Luke Fuller achieved the record after Luke Franks, one of the presenters of the show, was unable to break the previous record. Luke Fuller was part of the filming crew.
867Most couples to participate in a dating event in 12 hoursCitySwoon.comAustralia, Sydney21 February 2014The most couples to participate in a dating event in 12 hours is 342 couples (684 people) and was organized by CitySwoon at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on 21 February 2014.
868Fastest marathon by a mascot (male)Andy Nice3:42:12 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London27 April 2015The fastest marathon by a mascot (male) is 3 hr 42 min 12 sec and was achieved by Andy Nice (UK) at the Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 26 April 2015.Nice's record was one of 34 records verified by GWR on the day of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon.
869Fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform (male)Neil Casey2:46:48 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London26 April 2015The fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform (male) is 2 hr 46 min 48 sec and was achieved by Neil Casey (UK) at the Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 26 April 2015.Casey's record was one of 34 records verified by GWR on the day of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon.
870Fastest mile in a bomb disposal suitZoltán Mészárosminute(s), second(s)Hungary, Budapest27 March 2014The fastest mile in a bomb disposal suit is 8 min 29 sec and was achieved by Zoltán Mészáros (Hungary) in Budapest, Hungary, on 27 March 2014.

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