Ziyad Rahim breaks Guinness World Record

Pakistani Adventure Runner Ziyad Rahim achieved the ‘Marathon Grand Slam’ in 41 Days and 20 hours to earn himself a place in the record books. He set the fastest time to complete a marathon on each continent and the North Pole. The Guinness World Record for the fastest time to complete a marathon on all seven continents and the North Pole was set by Ziyad Rahim from Qatar on 9 April 2013.

The world record was completed at the Geographic North Pole [90N], one of the most gruelling tests of human endurance. Rahim accomplished the ‘Marathon Grand Slam’ in 41 days and 20 hours, smashing the previous record of 324 days registered on 26 February 2007. The North Pole Marathon organised by Polar Adventures was Rahim’s frigid finale in his successful world record attempt. Running around the globe proved a feat that stretched his physical and psychological limits…

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