Posts tagged: Slowest Marathon

Don’t Try This At Home

We’re well into January and I’m still ploughing my way through The Second Book of General Ignorance, or why everything you think you know is still wrong.

I’m a sucker for obscure and quirky facts and one of my favourites from this edition is the slowest recorded time for and Olympic marathon — 54 years, 8 months, 6 days, 32 minutes and 20.3 seconds. Read more ›››