Gneiting has broken the Guinness World Record for being the heaviest person to complete a marathon. The previous world record holder in this category was 275 pounds.
Gneiting, who had previously finished the Los Angeles marathon in 11:52:11, shaved almost 3 hours from his time this year, finishing in 9:48:52. “I’d like to see the Kenyan improve his marathon time by two hours,” he joked after the race.
At the end of the marathon, Gneiting weighed 396.2 pounds.