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45 New Guinness World Records from the London Marathon

Records are there to be broken. And this year at the London Marathon, 45 Guinness World Records were smashed!

First and foremost, well done to Kelvin Kiptum. The Kenyan won the 2023 London Marathon and broke the record with the fastest time of 02:01:25. It is the second-fastest marathon time ever recorded and just 16 seconds behind Eliud Kipchoge’s 02:01:09 at the Berlin Marathon on September 25, 2022.

Another impressive feat was that of Claudia Burrough. Claudia holds a number of Ultra Marathon World Records and can now add the fastest marathon in a non-racing wheelchair (female) to her portfolio, after a time of 03:00:56.

Now for the other records – well done to all!

Alex Grady: Fastest marathon dressed as a boxer – 02:38:52
Thomas David Hall: Fastest marathon dressed as a lifeguard (male) – 02:42:22
Julian Rendall: Fastest marathon dressed in pyjamas (male) – 02:46:46
Mohd Syahidan Bin Alias: Fastest marathon dressed in traditional Malay dress (male) – 02:49:22
Czudec Pawel: Fastest marathon dressed as a badminton player (male) – 02:53:01
Jack Meegan and Daniel Gallagher: Fastest marathon with two runners handcuffed together (male) – 02:53:33
Robert Walsh: Fastest marathon dressed as a scientist (male) – 02:55:40
Andrew Tarrant: Fastest marathon dressed as a golfer (male) – 02:57:26
Victoria Hill: Fastest marathon dressed as a fairy tale character (female) – 03:01:59
Ben Molyneux: Fastest marathon dressed as a Lucha libre wrestler (male) – 03:10:30
Larissa Kolasinski: Fastest marathon dressed as a savoury food (female) – 03:11:34
Stuart Cable: Fastest marathon dressed in a safari suit (male) – 03:14:52
Masakazu Konno: Fastest marathon wearing a suit and dress shoes (male) – 03:23:24
Guillaume Perin: Fastest marathon dressed in an Australian Football League kit (male) – 03:26:43
Matthew Friend: Fastest marathon in a Kung Fu uniform – 03:28:10
Nickolaj Kennett: Fastest marathon dressed as a postal worker (male) – 03:28:38

Peter James Banks: Fastest marathon dressed as a star (male) – 03:30:09
Adele Roberts: Fastest marathon with an ileostomy (female) – 03:30:22
Eva Ellis: Fastest marathon dressed as a pirate (female) – 03:31:27
Emanuela Pizzoni: Fastest marathon dressed in pyjamas (female) – 03:34:20
Amy Ellett: Fastest marathon dressed as a body part (female) – 03:37:16
Gilles Dufosse: Fastest marathon dressed as a monarch (male) – 03:38:13
Kirk Millikan: Fastest marathon dressed as a lumberjack (male) – 03:39:12
Charinya Kanchanasevee: Fastest marathon dressed in traditional Thai dress (female) – 03:45:34
David Church: Fastest marathon dressed as an insect (male) – 03:49:38
Daniel Bent: Fastest marathon dressed as a glass (male) – 03:50:21
Gary Qualter: Fastest marathon dressed as a milk deliverer (male) – 03:52:12
Becky Lafford: Fastest marathon wearing wellington boots (female) – 03:59:57
Martin Gear: Fastest marathon dressed as a three-dimensional aircraft (male) – 04:03:02

Lucy Anne Price: Fastest marathon dressed as a Christmas cracker (female) – 04:05:57
Caroline Lear: Fastest marathon dressed as a glass (female) – 04:09:26
Annelise Broussard: Fastest marathon dressed as a candy confectionery item (female) – 04:14:36
Jeremy Wright: Fastest marathon carrying golf clubs (male) – 04:14:59
Steven Waters: Fastest marathon in a full-body inflatable costume (male) – 04:15:02
Michael Daniels: Fastest marathon dressed as a three-dimensional plant (male) – 04:15:23
Jem Smith: Fastest marathon dressed as a road vehicle (male) – 04:27:52
Fiona Betts: Fastest marathon dressed as a three-dimensional aircraft (female) – 04:33:32
Richard Allison: Fastest marathon dressed as a three-dimensional dinosaur (male) – 04:36:43
Mark Peart: Fastest marathon in full firefighter uniform and wearing a tank (male) – 04:42:05 (awaiting confirmation from GWR)
Paul Evans: Fastest marathon dressed as a knight (male) – 04:50:27
Sam Hammond: Fastest marathon carrying a household appliance (white goods) – 04:52:10
Shane Owen: Fastest marathon dressed as a book (male) – 05:19:15
Johannes Teunissen: Fastest marathon wearing clogs (male) – 07:08:37
Charlie Fitton: Most underpants worn during a marathon (female) – 25

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2023 London Marathon Records

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