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Runners break record for most runners linked to complete a marathon

By Wade Sheridan

July 8 (UPI) -- A group of runners from the U.K. have broken the Guinness World Record for most runners linked to complete a marathon.

The runners, who make up Team CRW, broke the record on Sunday while running to raise funds for charity organization Cancer Research Wales during an event in Tenby, Wales.

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Guinness World Records uploaded photos to Twitter of Team CRW running the marathon where 122 runners were linked together through different types of rope.

The marathon, which took place over a hilly course, was completed in six hours and 47 minutes.

The record was previously held by Team MitoCanada who had completed a marathon while linking together 112 runners in 2017.

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