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Canadian father sets unofficial half-marathon WR with a stroller

Calum Neff set an unofficial world record at the Katy Half-Marathon in Texas on Saturday running 1:11 with a stroller!

Canadian Calum Neff ran a half-marathon time on Saturday morning that would win him many local road races. Even more impressive, Neff completed the entire race with a stroller, pushing his daughter along the 21.1K course.

The 31-year-old completed the Katy Half-Marathon in Texas, located within the metropolitan area of Houston, in 1:11:27 unofficially breaking the previous record by more than two minutes. He won the overall race too.

He recorded the entire race with a GoPro and streamed his attempt live on Periscope, a mobile app that lets users broadcast live around the world.

Travis Boyd of the United States held the previous record, according to the Guinness World Records, of 1:13:50 set in 2013 at the Heroes Half-Marathon in Everett, Wash.

Thunderstorms nearly interrupted the race early on Saturday but weather moved through quickly allowing for Neff to set the Guinness World Record, a goal he had heading into the event. The time needs to be ratified to displace Boyd’s existing record.

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The father of two daughters also had a great race last month at the Houston Marathon finishing as the top Canadian in 2:23:19.

Neff was born in Scotland before attending high school in Calgary. He attended the University of Houston and competed for the Cougars in the mid-2000s. He currently resides in the Houston area but has represented Canada at the World Mountain Running Championships.

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When asked about the likelihood of Guinness ratifying the mark, Neff was confident citing video and photo evidence of the entire race: