28 Jul '17, 6pm

A runner logged 520 miles on a treadmill in an attempt to set a world record and failed miserably

As the Mirror reports , Hughes was going for the women's single-week treadmill-miles record. (Sharon Gayter set the existing record of 517.63 miles in December 2011.) According to the Mirror , Hughes logged 520 miles over the course of seven days on a treadmill that was set up inside a shopping center last September. While various members of the media and the public witnessed portions of her attempt, Hughes chose her boyfriend to be one of the official witnesses to her entire attempt. Trouble is, Guinness requires two independent witnesses for every record attempt, and it defines “independent” as follows: “An independent witness is an individual who is neither affiliated with nor related to the individual or group attempting the record, the record organisers, participants, venue, or any persons involved with staging the event, nor should these individuals have anything to ...

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