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2020 Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS is partnering with Guinness World Records

October 30, 2019

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Guinness World Records is collaborating with the Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS to provide runners with the opportunity to make next year's race their most memorable yet!

An official Guinness World Records adjudicator will be on-site at race on 8 March 2020 to confirm which participants have made history during their 26.2-mile run.Starting at Dodger's Stadium, this scenic course will take record-attempting runners through major landmarks including Rodeo Drive, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman's Chinese Theater, Santa Monica and more.

History-making hopefuls for the LA Marathon 2020 can attempt one of hundreds of marathon-related individual and team-based Guinness World Records titles including:

  • Fastest marathon dressed as a lifeguard (male) (current record: 2:55:54)
  • Fastest marathon dressed as a television character (female) (current record: 3:54:48)
  • Fastest marathon wearing flip-flops (male) (current record: 03:42:29)
  • Fastest marathon dressed as an emoji (female) (current record: 4:18:06)
  • Fastest marathon in film character costume (female) (current record: 3:16:19)


Through the first partnership with the Los Angeles Marathon in 2017, eight Guinness World Records titles were achieved, including fastest marathon dressed as a three-dimensional bird and fastest marathon dressed as a fast food item.

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