Canadian Calum Neff is officially a Guinness world record holder after his Feb. 6 performance at the Katy Half-Marathon in Texas was ratified on Friday.
Neff, along with his 11-month-old daughter, Holland, set the world half-marathon record with a pram (stroller). The Houston resident ran 1:11:27 and filmed the 21.1K race with a GoPro in addition to streaming the event live on Periscope, a mobile streaming application.
— Calum Neff (@CalNeff) March 4, 2016
The official title is “fastest half-marathon pushing a pram (male).”
See Canadian Running‘s story on Neff from mid-February here.
The Guinness website lists the record as the following:
The fastest half marathon pushing a pram (male) is 1 hour 11 min 27 sec and was achieved by Calum Neff (Canada) at the Katy Half Marathon in Katy, Texas, USA, on 6 February 2016.
Neff pushed his 11-month-old daughter, Holland, in the pram for entire race. The duo attracted attention from all over the world as they live streamed their record attempt through Periscope.
Footage of the race can be found below (filmed from a GoPro):