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Turn your record-breaking dreams into reality at the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon!

In partnership with GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS, we’re inviting runners to make their mark in history at the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon. Beyond completing the 26.2 mile run on the iconic “Stadium to the Sea” course – a feat in itself – runners will be given the opportunity to attempt an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title.

To make this already extraordinary event even more memorable, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS will be providing record-breaking hopefuls with on-the-day record verification at the 2017 race.

If you would like to attempt a record, please complete a standard application via the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS website’s ‘Set a Record’ section and include the following information:

  • A record title and a full description of the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS attempt
  • Dimensions of the costume or object that is to be worn or carried (including height, width, depth and weight)
  • Projected finish time in any costume you hope to run in
  • Once you have applied, the allocated record manager will request that a photograph that clearly shows the runner wearing/carrying the full costume and/or object is submitted via the online portal
  • Should your application be successful, you will be required to complete a biography

The deadline for applications is 6 PM PST on February 24, 2017.

Once you’ve made an application, please email [email protected] and [email protected] with your Application Reference #.

As part of the submission process, a full description of each applicant's planned record attempt will be sent to the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon operations team. The attempt will then be assessed to ensure it is appropriate for race. Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon reserves the right to deny entry into the 2017 race if a costume is deemed to be inappropriate or violates health and safety regulations.

Please note that Guinness World Records participants must be entered in the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon event before applying. For further information on how to apply, please click here.

Preapproved Record Attempts

Record Title Current Record
Fastest marathon dressed in a sari
Fastest marathon dressed as a French maid (male) 3:57:25
Fastest Marathon run by three siblings
Fastest marathon run by civil partners (male) - aggregate time
Fastest marathon dressed as an insect (female) 3:24:10
Fastest marathon dressed as a plant 3:02:43
Fastest marathon by civil partners (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a videogame character (female)
Fastest marathon as a insect (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as an organ (male) 03:13:20
Fastest marathon dressed as a ninja
Fastest marathon in a women's kimono
Fastest marathon in martial arts uniform (female) 3/30/14
Fastest marathon dressed as a commercial brand character
Fastest marathon dressed as a chef 3:56:21
Fastest marathon in a military dress uniform (male) 3:47:14
Fastest marathon dressed as a mythical creature (male)
Fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (male) 3:31:36
Fastest marathon dressed as a Skechers Performance shoe (female) 4:40:56
Fastest marathon dressed as a mollusc (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a swimmer
Fastest marathon dressed as a cheerleader (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a monarch (male) 3:59:29
Fastest marathon in a graduation gown (male) 3:43:20
Fastest marathon in a baseball uniform 3:47:35
Fastest marathon dressed as a boxer (female) 3:52:27
Fastest marathon dressed as a whoopee cushion 3:38:15
Fastest marathon dressed as a fast food item 3:57:17
Fastest marathon wearing lederhosen 3:51:33
Fastest marathon dressed as a Skechers Performance shoe (male) 4:14:18
Fastest marathon dressed as a three-dimensional dinosaur (male)
Fastest marathon barefoot (female) 2:29:45
Fastest marathon dressed as a sumo wrestler (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a medical instrument
Fastest marathon in scout uniform (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a telephone 3:36:04
Fastest marathon dressed as a Rubik's Cube (female)
Fastest marathon in Welsh costume (female)
Fastest marathon wearing a shalwar kameez (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a glass (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a logo (male) 3:37:14
Fastest marathon dressed as a tap/faucet (female)
Fastest marathon in a four-person costume (female)
Fastest marathon skipping (female)
Fastest marathon in a graduation gown (female) 3:32:08
Fastest marathon in highland dress (male) 3:21:00
Fastest marathon dressed as a playing card (male) 3:42:45
Fastest marathon dressed as a love heart (female) 3:18:23
Fastest marathon dressed as jockey (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a dessert
Fastest marathon dressed as a zookeeper (female) 4:8:17
Fastest marathon skipping without a rope 5:55:13
Fastest marathon barefoot 2:15:16.2
Fastest marathon in a fireman's uniform 3:41:10
Fastest marathon dressed as Elvis 2:42:52
Fastest marathon in superhero costume (male) 2:27:43
Fastest marathon in superhero costume (female) 2:48:51
Fastest marathon in film character costume (male) 2:39:08
Fastest marathon carrying a 40-lb pack 3:06:16
Fastest marathon in full military uniform (male) 3:49:21
Fastest marathon dressed as a clown 2:50:44
Fastest marathon dressed as Santa Claus 2:54:02
Fastest marathon dribbling a basketball 3:11:26
Fastest marathon in film character costume (female) 3:44:18
Fastest marathon wearing armour 6:46:59
Fastest marathon run by a married couple - aggregate time 5:27:08
Fastest marathon dressed as a vegetable 2:59:33
Fastest marathon in an animal costume (female) 3:15:39
Fastest marathon in a suit 2:58:03
Fastest marathon dressed as a cartoon character 2/46/40
Fastest marathon dressed as a leprechaun 2:59:30
Fastest marathon in an animal costume (male) 2:48:29
Fastest marathon dressed as a jester 02:59:54
Fastest marathon run by parent and child 5:02:12
Fastest marathon in military desert uniform 3:50:31
Fastest marathon by a relay team 2:4:32
Fastest marathon carrying a 20-lb pack 2:56:39
Fastest marathon carrying a 60-lb pack 4:39:9
Fastest marathon carrying an 80-lb pack 5:43:24
Fastest marathon dressed as a fruit (male) 2:47:41
Fastest marathon in a martial arts suit (male) 3:13:19
Fastest marathon in full military uniform (female) 4:54:15
Fastest marathon in a police uniform 3:09:52
Fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform (male) 02:45:37
Fastest marathon dribbling a basketball (female) 4:28:11
Fastest marathon dressed as a dairy product (male) 3:09:58
Fastest marathon dressed as a book character (male) 2:42:17
Fastest marathon run by parent and child (mixed) 5:41:12
Fastest marathon dressed as a television character (male) 2:49:51
Fastest marathon dressed in an ice hockey kit (male) 4:8:43
Fastest marathon in school uniform (female) 3:14:34
Fastest marathon dressed as a bottle (female) 3:57:57
Fastest marathon by a mascot (male) 3:17:57
Fastest marathon dressed as a doctor (male) 2:53:11
Fastest marathon dressed as a baby (male) 2:51:18
Fastest marathon dressed as a golfer (male) 3:10:4
Fastest marathon dressed as a bottle (male) 03:09:37
Fastest marathon dressed as a gingerbread man 3:29:21
Fastest marathon dressed as a sumo wrestler 3:44:15
Fastest marathon dressed as a boxer 3:08:00
Fastest marathon dressed as an astronaut (male) 03:06:26
Fastest marathon dressed as a cartoon character (female) 3:28:26
Fastest marathon in school uniform (male) 2:50:17
Fastest marathon dressed as a Viking 3:12:11
Fastest marathon dressed as a nun 3:17:58
Fastest marathon dressed as a fairy 2:49:44
Fastest marathon dressed as a vegetable (female) 3:47:15
Fastest marathon dressed as a lifeguard 2:55:54
Fastest marathon dressed as a sailor 2:52:32
Fastest marathon dressed as a fairy (female) 3:12:57
Fastest marathon in a wedding dress (female) 3:16:44
Fastest marathon in scout uniform 2:58:44
Fastest marathon dressed as a Mr. Potato Head 3:38:20
Fastest marathons by a married couple on the North and South Poles (aggregate) 35:06:28
Fastest marathon in cricket uniform 3:20:46
Fastest marathon dressed as a cowboy 3:09:09
Fastest marathon by a mascot (female) 3:58:57
Fastest marathon dressed as a zombie 3:18:38
Fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform (female) 3:08:54
Fastest marathon in a wedding dress (male) 3:00:54
Fastest marathon dressed as a doctor (female) 3:13:23
Fastest marathon dressed as an organ (female) 3:52:02
Fastest marathon dressed as a playing card (female) 4:05:30
Fastest marathon dressed as a toilet (male) 2:57:28
Fastest marathon dressed as a postman 3:47:35
Fastest marathon carrying a 20-lb pack (female) 3:22:53
Fastest marathon dressed as a jockey 3:08:30
Fastest marathon dressed as Santa Claus (female) 3:43:20
Fastest marathon dressed as a love heart (male) 3:28:21
Fastest marathon dressed as a crustacean (male) 03:17:39
Fastest marathon dressed as a nut 03:46:10
Fastest marathon dressed as a telephone box 4:33:56
Fastest marathon wearing chainmail (upper body) 5:45:51
Fastest marathon dressed as a tap/faucet (male) 3:29:55
Fastest marathon running with an egg and spoon 3:47
Fastest marathon dressed as a monk 3:27:17
Fastest marathon dressed as a sailor (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a lifeguard (female)
Fastest marathon run by three generations - aggregate time
Fastest marathon dressed as an item of crockery
Fastest marathon dressed in a rugby kit
Fastest Marathon dressed as a ballet dancer (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a framed painting (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as an elf (male) 03:19:15
Fastest marathon dressed as a singer (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a toy (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a tool (male) 3:49:45
Fastest marathon dressed as a DNA double helix (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a DNA double helix (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a car (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as an Air France flight attendant (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a musical instrument (male) 4:14:18
Fastest marathon dressed as a crossing guard/lollipop man (male)
Fastest marathon carrying a 40 lb back pack (female) 4:34:42
Fastest marathon dressed as Elvis (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a monarch (female)
Fastest marathon in a sleeping bag (male) 4:20:21
Fastest marathon dressed as a caveman (male)
Fastest marathon run by a pair of siblings (mixed pair)
Fastest marathon dressed as a fairy tale character (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a nun (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a landmark (male) 4:54:02
Fastest marathon dressed as a skeleton (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a three dimensional bird 5:50:08
Fastest marathon dressed as a fast food item (female) 3:57:49
Fastest marathon dressed as a motorbike
Fastest marathon dressed as a boat/ship
Fastest marathon with two runners handcuffed together - mixed pair
Fastest marathon dressed as a videogame console (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a construction worker (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a dragon (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a singer (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a three dimensional aircraft (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a foot
Fastest marathon carrying a 5-kg medicine ball
Fastest marathon dressed as a cupcake (female)
Fastest marathon dressed in a full body dinosaur outfit (male) 03:08:07
Fastest marathon dressed as a dragon (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as an astronaut (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as an item of underwear
Fastest marathon dressed in a full body dinosaur outfit (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a circus strongman (male) 03:19:30
Fastest marathon run by a parent and four children
Fastest marathon in a full-body animal costume (female) 4:21:08
Fastest marathon wearing a replica astronaut suit (female)
Fastest marathon wearing a replica astronaut suit (male)
Fastest marathon in a police uniform (female)
Fastest marathon pushing a shopping trolley
Fastest marathon dressed as an egg (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as an elf (female) 3:27:04
Fastest marathon dressed as a crossing guard/lollipop lady (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a paramedic (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a witch (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a snowboarder 5:46:37
Fastest marathon wearing imitation chainmail (upper body) 3:48:45
Fastest marathon dressed as a chef (female)
Fastest marathon in motorcycle leathers
Fastest marathon wearing imitation chainmail (upper body) - Female
Fastest marathon dressed as a mountain climber (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as an army tank
Fastest marathon in a suit (female)
Fastest marathon dressed in a safari suit (male)
Fastest marathon dressed in traditional Bugis-Makassar dress (male)
Fastest marathon dressed in pyjamas (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a food supplement (male) 3:03:52
Fastest marathon in a Kung Fu uniform
Fastest marathon dressed in a colonial American costume (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as a tennis player (male)
Fastest marathon dressed as an awareness ribbon (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a three dimensional aircraft (female)
Fastest marathon in classic brownie uniform (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a gingerbread man (female)
Fastest marathon dressed as a pirate (male)
Fastest marathon three legged (male) 3:07:57
Fastest marathon (male) 02:02:57
Fastest marathon carrying a coal bag 8:26
Fastest marathon flipping a pancake 3:2:27
Fastest marathon dressed as a waiter 2:47
Fastest marathon in a two-person pantomime costume 4:49:18
Fastest marathon cross country with 40 lb back pack 05:32:07
Fastest marathon dressed as a fruit (female) 4:13:24
Fastest marathon in an American football kit 3:45:30
Fastest marathon dressed as a snowman (male) 3:47:39
Fastest marathon dressed as an alien (male)
Fastest marathon in a firefighter's uniform (female) 4:09:32
Fastest marathon in breathing apparatus (SCBA)
Fastest marathon dressed as a television character (female) 4:24:50
Fastest marathon dressed as a book character (female) 3:08:34
Fastest marathon dressed as a videogame character 02:57:00
Fastest marathon run by a pair of siblings
Fastest marathon dressed as a star 4:46:45
Fastest marathon in auto racing uniform