The longest pétanque marathon is 52 hours by 12 members of Gilles de B’Heinsch in Toernich, Luxemberg, Belgium on 18-20 September 2009. The attempt began at 8am on the 18th and ended at 12noon on 20th September. The players were seperated into 4 teams of 3 palyers each.
The longest path in a temporary corn maze measured 16.826 km (10.45 miles) when opened to the public on 13 August 2005 in Flanders, Assenede, Belgium. The maze was designed and created by Workgroup Labyrinth.
A passenger train created by the National Belgian Railway Company (NMBS) measured 1732.9m (5685.3ft) and consisted of 70 coaches pulled by one electric locomotive. It traveled 62.5km (38.9miles) from Ghent to Ostend on April 27, 1991. The train was a once-off creation in aid of a Belgian cancer research charity called ‘Kom op tegen kanker’ (Fight Against Cancer) and its journey was broadcast live on Belgian television. It weighed 2,786tonnes and made the journey in 1hr 11min at an average speed of 52.8km/h (32.8mph). There Continue reading →
The longest sausage chain measures 3,543.65 m (11,626.12 ft 6.05 in) and was achieved by VZW Worstenfeesten (Belgium) at Kerkhofstraat in Vlimmeren, Antwerp, Belgium, on 15 August 2013.
The longest strudel measured 703.74 m (2038 ft 10 in) in an event organised by HUBO in Brussels, Belgium, on 29 November 2009. The event was organised to celebrate the launch of the 100th HUBO chain store. The ingredients are attached to claim.
The longest marathon playing an action-adventure videogame lasted 109 hours exactly and was achieved by Tony Desmet, Jesse Rebmann and Jeffrey Gamon (all Belgium) who played Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft, 2010), at the GUNKtv World Record Gaming Event in Antwerp, Belgium, from 18 to 22 December 2010. The record attempt started with 20 participants. The three record holders were the only ones who were able to survive to the end.
The longest washing line measured 35,046.40 m (11,4981 ft 4 in) and was created by Procter And Gamble Distribution Europe in Wenduine, Belgium, on 16 August 2007.
The most balloons blown up in an hour by a team is 39,522 balloons and was achieved in an event organised by HUBO in Brussels, Belgium on 29 November 2009. The event was organised to celebrate the launch of the 100th HUBO chain store.
The most cars loaded into a plane in one hour is 30 and was achieved by smart, TNT and TopGear Italy at Liege Airport, in Liege, Belgium, on 23 October 2008. The whole attempt lasted only 35 m 45 sec. The attempt started once the cars (all smarts) had been placed on the palets near the Boeing 747 plane. And was over when the doors of the plane were closed and ready to take off.
The most circles with a basketball around the waist in 30 seconds is 52 achieved by Dennis Peeters (Belgium) in Hoevenen, Antwerp, Belgium, on 14 July 2011. This record was broken on the Guinness World Record Challengers site – http://gwrchallengers.com/challenges/26-most-circles-with-basketball-round-waist-in-30-secs/attempts/335