Guinness World Records

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™, the global authority on record-breaking achievement, has partnered with the 2023 TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon, to provide record-breaking hopefuls with on-site record attempt verification – through Canada Running Series Staff –  to make race day even more memorable! Certificates will be mailed out post-event upon receipt and approval of full application.

Sixteen runners achieved fourteen official Guinness World Records through tremendous achievements during the 2019 race including Fastest half marathon dressed as a fruit (male), Fastest half marathon in a martial arts suit (male), Fastest half marathon skipping without a rope (male) and Fastest marathon dressed in a baseball uniform (male). 


To learn more about this year’s agreement as well as to learn about the potential titles to run for, click on the links below (please note: due to the changing nature of all distance titles, all record times can be gathered from Guinness World Records via your application).

GWR x TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon Record Titles List

Melvin Nyairo, Fastest Half Marathon dressed as a fruit (male), 1:15:35, October 20th, 2019

Jeff Mescal, Fastest Marathon dressed in a baseball uniform (male), 2:56:46, October 20th, 2019

Bruno Gustavo Macaneiro, Fastest Marathon dressed in a football/soccer kit (male), 3:28:34, October 20th, 2019

Omar Rosas Trujillo, Fastest Marathon dressed as an Aztec (male), 3:40:18, October 20th, 2019