KELLY GNEITING - MARATHON REPORT - GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
(400+ pound human completes a marathon!)

2011 - Los Angeles Marathon

Kelly finished his second marathon in continuous pouring rain - Official Time: 9 hours, 48 minutes, 52 seconds!

His previous marathon record was 11 hours, 52 minutes, 11 seconds. Kelly noted that he cut over TWO HOURS off his personal best, and was quoted as saying, "I'd like to see a Kenyan improve his marathon time by 2 hours!"

Kelly Set the World Record!

NEW KELLY MARATHON ENCORE !! (Sunday, March 20, 2011)
Kelly did it!! A Guinness World Record! Here's what the media has to say:
Los Angeles Times >>
Toronto Star >>
ABC News >>
ESPN >>
Los Angeles Times -- FRONT PAGE STORY >> (March 18, 2011)

As far as we know, Kelly is the largest human being outside of Japan who can perform a full leg split with

He has been competing in sumo since 2001, traveling to 11 countries and 15 states for competitions and shows. He has won numerous medals, and received many honors.

Kelly has a wife and five children in Idaho.


Photos: Chuck Green, Dustin Snipes

2010 US SUMO OPEN -- Heavyweight Silver, Openweight Silver
2008 US SUMO OPEN -- Openweight Bronze
2001 US SUMO OPEN -- Heavyweight Silver, Openweight Silver

US SUMO OPEN >>
Kelly's Sumo >>
Kelly's Videos >> ( "Ground Pressure", US SUMO OPEN 2010, Discovery Channel - "Time Warp")

2008 - Los Angeles Marathon


Kelly Gneiting, 3X U.S. Sumo National Champion – 5th Place in 2006 World Sumo Championships held in Japan.

March 2, 2008

Current Time Elapsed Time Mile Marker
8:22 AM 0 hours 0 miles
9:45 AM 1 hour, 23 minutes 4.5 miles
11:30 AM 3 hours, 8 minutes 10 miles
2:30 PM 6 hours, 8 minutes 16.5 miles
3:30 PM 7 hours, 8 minutes 18 miles
6:15 PM 9 hours, 53 minutes 23 miles
8:14 PM 11 hours, 52 minutes 26.2 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

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