Rob Lapensee at the Mudcat Marathon, Saturday, May 13, 2017

Attempting to be ‘officially amazing’

Hi, I’m Rob Lapensee and I’m going to attempt to set a Guinness World Record. This fall, I will attempt to run the fastest half marathon dressed as a fruit. It’s all going down at the Niagara Falls International Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 15. I’m super excited a world record is within reach for me, even ...

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I did it!

Just a quick update – I finished the half marathon at the Niagara Falls International Marathon today dressed in a grape costume in 1 hour 19 minutes and 13 seconds. That’s a fast enough time to set a new Guinness World Record for fastest half marathon dressed as fruit – unofficially. Now I need to ...

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Tomorrow is the big day

In just over 12 hours I’m going for it! Tomorrow is Oct 15, the big day, the day I challenge the Guinness World Record for fastest half marathon dressed as a fruit. I’m wearing a grape costume.  I’ve got a good feeling something special is going to happen tomorrow. I’ve worked hard all summer. It’s ...

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My first GoPro running video

​​ This is what I look like when I run. I need to provide video evidence of of run in a grape costume during my Guinness World Record attempt. So, I was testing out the GoPro that’s going capture every glorious minute of my half marathon. I put the thing on a hand grip and ...

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Training

About three weeks to go until my attempt to set the Guinness World Record for fastest half marathon dressed as a fruit and things are really coming together. With the weather being what it was this summer in Niagara (really only a few super hot days), there’s probably been no better time to prepare for ...

Meanwhile in Merritton …

There were reports of a grown man dressed as a bunch of grapes running through the neighbourhood, with sightings on Glendale Avenue, Rockwood and the path along the Welland Canal. Yup, it was me. I’m preparing to set the Guinness World Record for fastest half marathon dressed as fruit at the Niagara Falls International Marathon ...

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St. Catharines is going to Rio

St. Catharines, ON and Niagara will have a rooting interest in the 5,000 m and 10,000 m track events at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games later on this summer. Today, Mohammed Ahmed was among the 65 athletes named to represent Team Canada in track and field. It will be the  25-year-old’s second Olympic Games — he ...

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