List of pedestrian circumnavigators

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This is a list of pedestrian circumnavigators.

Pedestrian circumnavigators[edit]

Name Date Distance Notes
Arthur Blessitt December 25, 1969 - still walking 40,600 miles Known for carrying a cross through every nation of the world, 321 countries (including Island Groups and Territories), of which 54 were in open war.

Guinness World Records 2014 page 271 and http://www.blessitt.com/GuinnessRecords/GuinnessRecordsPage.html

Ffyona Campbell 20,000 miles First woman to walk around the world.
Dumitru Dan 1910-1923 1000,000 km He crossed five continents over three oceans, through 76 countries and over 1,500 cities, wearing out 497 pairs of shoes.
Robert Garside October 20, 1997 - June 13, 2003 35,000 miles First person to run around the world.
David Kunst June 20, 1970 - October 5, 1974
Steven M. Newman April, 1983 - April, 1987
Jesper Olsen January 1, 2004 - October 23, 2005 26,000 miles
Rosie Swale-Pope

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