London Marathon 2014 Guinness World Records attempts

From a telephone box to a blushing bride, the fancy-dress runners will be out in full force this Sunday, attempting to break a few records along the way.

by Rhalou Allerhand

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Fastest marathon by a marching band

The Huddersfield Marathon Band, consisting of students and friends of the University of Huddersfield, was first created when they took part in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon. The band successfully set a world record for fastest marathon by a marching band, but this record has since been broken. This Sunday they will back and marching again in an attempt to reclaim their former title.

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"Fastest marathon carrying a household appliance" - sod the fridge, take a kettle!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 08:23

exactly what i thought!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 11:10

Can we stick Paula Radcliffe in a costume to break a record? A portaloo seems appropriate

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 15:11

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