Guinness World Record in Marathon

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A 21-year-old student in the U.K. has broken a Guinness World Record by running the fastest half marathon dressed as a musical instrument.

He bettered the previous record set by an Indian.

Alistair Rutherford from Birmingham Conservatoire in England broke the record set by Rakshith Shetty.

He went past the previous record by seven minutes and 25 seconds in a time of one hour, 19 minutes and 32 seconds.

The previous record was set by Mr. Shetty of Karnataka on December 5, 2015. The Indian runner ran the SBI Bengaluru Midnight Marathon while dressed as a guitar.

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