Ice Marathon runner sets Guinness World Record
Raj Patel (Great Britain / India), who participated in the 2007 Antarctic Ice Marathon, has officially become the youngest person to run marathons on all seven continents. Guinness World Records has independently verified that he completed marathons on all seven continents at the age of 22 years 40 days.
Raj's races were as follows:
London (Apr 2004) 3.22.41
Antarctic Ice Marathon (Dec 2007) 5.49.10
Mumbai Marathon (Jan 2008) 4.07.38
Kilimanjaro Marathon (Mar 2008) 4.26.17
Atlanta Marathon (Mar 2008) 3.51.13
Santiago Marathon (Apr 2008) 3.48.22
Canberra Marathon (Apr 2008) 4.10.45
Raj replaced another Antarctic Ice Marathon participant, Tim Harris, as the youngest marathoner on all seven continents. Tim had completed the task at the age of 23 years 339 days.