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Fastest Backwards Marathon (Women) - Current world record
1. Kathryn Clewley (Canada) finished the Pauls Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on 5 November 2017 in a time of 4:26:06 hours while running backwards. (Our video shows a previous attempt two years ago which she finished in 4:48:42 hours).

Previous verified claims
1. Kerstin Mennenga-Metzler (a native of Liechtenstein, but starting for Switzerland) finished the Rome Marathon on 16 March 2008 in a time of 4:42:39 hours while running backwards.
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