Handcuffed couple enter record books in London Marathon

Kerry Bullen and Troi Baxter at London Marathon

Kerry Bullen and Troi Baxter with their medals after setting a new Guinness World Record at the London Marathon. - Credit: Tom's Trust

Two women entered the Guinness of Records for the fastest time running the London Marathon - handcuffed to each other.  

Kerry Bullen, 48, from Burwell, ran the marathon on October 3 while handcuffed to partner Troi Baxter in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record

And that is exactly what the pair did. 

“We are both still buzzing after Sunday and so pleased to have smashed the record to become Guinness World Record holders at an amazing event,” Kerry and Troi said. 

Kerry Bullen and Troi Baxter receive Guinness World Record certificate

Kerry and Troi receive their official Guinness World Records certificate at the London Marathon. - Credit: Tom's Trust

The double act finished the course in three hours, 30 minutes and eight seconds, smashing their initial target of under four hours and 30 minutes. 

They also raised over £6,000 for children’s brain tumour charity, Tom’s Trust in memory of Tom Whiteley, who died aged nine-years-old from a brain tumour.   

Kerry Bullen and Troi Baxter at London Marathon

Kerry and Troi on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record at the London Marathon. - Credit: Tom's Trust

Kerry Bullen and Troi Baxter at London Marathon

Kerry and Troi with their medals after completing the London Marathon. - Credit: Tom's Trust

Debs Whiteley, Tom’s mother who co-founded the charity, said: “We are so thrilled that Kerry and Troi smashed the world record.” 

To donate, visit: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/marathonhandcuffed.  

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