Rubik's Cube: Marathon (42 cubes in a row) |

Place | Result | Name | Quote | Date |
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1 | 9 minutes 57.27 seconds | Erik Akkersdijk | Timed on stackmat with stackpod ) At the hotel in Essen during the toy fair there where I am with V-cubes. Thanks to Kamil 'Paris' Zielinski for scrambling and Sébastien Auroux for counting. Also thanks to Dan Cohen for counting on a previous attempt (10:02) Also Michael Gottlieb and Michal Halczuk witnessed along with Konstantinos Verdes Ingo Schutz Frank Morris and Michal Halczuk's mom (and the lady behind the bar who is actually from Poland!! (and yes of course she is hot)) ) Next is. whatever. | 20081026 |

2 | 10 minutes 5.16 seconds | Andrew Kang | Thank you to Chris Hardwick for scrambling Brian Loftus (Lofty) for counting and Hadley Sheffield for being the moral support (maybe?). One day I'll be able to stack mat the marathon (under 10 minutes). It's only a matter of time! | 20081021 |

3 | 10 minutes 28 seconds | Harris Chan | Second attempt that was done on Sunday night after the party in the lobby area at Novotel (there's witnesses). Thanks to Rhodri who scrambled and kept track of my solves and times (he was scrambling for Rowe at the same time as well!). 10 cubes: 2:34 20 cubes: 4:51 30 cubes: 7:24 40 cubes: 10:01 42 cubes: 10:28 | 20071012 |

4 | 10 minutes 57.28 seconds | Thibaut Jacquinot | 10 cubes : 2,27min 20 cubes : 5,05min 30 cubes : 7,48min Absolut trip lyon 2007! Edouard scrambled my cube!! En route pour le sub 10!! | 20070503 |

5 | 11 minutes 16.23 seconds | Adam Polkowski | I need two good cubes to solve sub 11 | 20071015 |

6 | 11 minutes 24.92 seconds | Edouard Chambon | Thibaut scrambled my cube. I had the WR for hm.. 11 minutes :-) Then Thibaut beat me :( | 20070503 |

7 | 11 minutes 32.49 seconds | Joël van Noort | 10: 2:51 20: 5:40 30: 8:21 40: 10:56 Done at a cube meeting at Arnoud's place in Rotterdam. Thanks to Lars and Erik for helping with scrambling and counting. The time includes a 2 sec. penalty for the last cube. This is more than a full minute faster than my previous record :). | 20070813 |

8 | 11 minutes 51.07 seconds | Derrick Eide | this was fun! done yesterday after Toronto Open Winter competition at the after Party! Thanks to EVERYONE who helped in keeping track of counting scrambling and sorting everything! everyone was just great! i had a such a great time at the competition! and i will miss EVERYONE GREATLY!! | 20080310 |

9 | 12 minutes 7.98 seconds | Frank Morris | Thanks to Colin Starry for Scrambling and keeping count. | 20060719 |

10 | 12 minutes 20 seconds | Anssi Vanhala | Yo. Third try today. 17.62 seconds per cube. | 20060226 |

11 | 12 minutes 35.71 seconds | Matt Walter | Thanks to the great Joël van Noort for letting me use his competition speedcube and being right by my side until the end. | 20060709 |

12 | 13 minutes 20 seconds | Lars Vandenbergh | Third try (first: 14:04, second: 14:01). Done on Memphis airport, on our way back from WC2005. Split: 6:39 halfway. 19.04 seconds per cube. | 20051108 |

12 | 13 minutes 20 seconds | Stefan Huber | First try, not bad! Cubes were scrambled by Thomas Grahammer. Sub-20 per cube, that's good! | 20080206 |

14 | 13 minutes 24.03 seconds | Gunnar Krig | I used mine and my brothers best cubes. I should be able to get this under 13 minutes, especially since I hade two pops during the attempt. | 20071226 |

15 | 13 minutes 34 seconds | Takahito Domon | With another Japanese cuber, Syoji, we didn't time half way split. 19.38 sec per cube. I had seen this event after WC2005, and I had been really wanting to do this. We will try this at an event "Osaka Cube Day" on 26th Nov! I will get faster =) | 20051120 |

16 | 14 minutes 30 seconds | Tatsuya Ookubo | Partner was Seiya Anda and Yuki Suzuki. Next time sub 14 minutes. | 20060718 |

17 | 14 minutes 36.99 seconds | Andy Tsao | First try. Done in cold weather with bad cubes. I can definately beat this. | 20061129 |

18 | 14 minutes 39 seconds | Ron van Bruchem | Done at home. 20.92 seconds per cube. Lots of moments of panic during this marathon. One of them was Per not being ready with scrambling the next cube. :-) You need good cubes and need to stay cool. | 20051109 |

19 | 15 minutes 14 seconds | Matt Walter | Done on the day after WC2005. Split: 8:15 halfway. 21.76 seconds per cube. | 20051107 |

20 | 15 minutes 21.17 seconds | Bernett Orlando | It is my first ever try. Done in a running train. It is fun! An old lady sitting opposite to me recognised me and asked me if I am the boy who can solve the cube fast and blindfolded? She had read the article in the newspaper and observed my photo which came out after I returned from The Netherlands. She requested me to solve for her. I did a marathon for her. She was very very happy. | 20061104 |

21 | 16 minutes 18.79 seconds | Tim Reynolds | Thanks to Michael Gottlieb for scrambling and recording. | 20070204 |

22 | 16 minutes 26 seconds | Tatsuya Hasimoto | Partner was Takayuki Ookusa and Tatsuya Ookubo. | 20060331 |

23 | 16 minutes 41.21 seconds | Lucas Garron | I hit the space bar after every solve, so: Halfway - 8:15; Best - 17.41; Worst - Sub-30 (some timing troubles). Thanks to Ummon for scrambling (and cube4you for good DIY's). | 20070703 |

24 | 17 minutes 52.16 seconds | Brian Loftus | This was done One-Handed. Thanks to Chris Hardwick for scrambling Andrew Kang for counting and Hadley Sheffield for moral support/hosting us for the weekend. I used my OH cube and one of Andrew's 2H cubes. | 20081026 |

25 | 17 minutes 53.03 seconds | Syoji Takamatsu | Done at my home. Partner was Takahito Domon and Tatsuya Ookubo. | 20060312 |

26 | 18 minutes 15 seconds | Andrea Santambrogio | n/a | 20080909 |

27 | 18 minutes 20 seconds | Yuuki Isikawa | Partner was Takayuki Ookusa and Tatsuya Ookubo. | 20060331 |

28 | 18 minutes 50.02 seconds | Arthur Adams | Yep. Best time was 19.12. | 20080826 |

29 | 19 minutes 8 seconds | Emile Compion | 10 cubes - 4:35 20 cubes - 9:25 30 cubes - 14:04 40 cubes - 18:15 42 cubes - 19:08 Many thanks to Rhodri Mativo for scrambling/tallying/writing down times at significant moments. 27.33 seconds per cube, I could beat this easily, it's all just a matter of perseverance. and sanity. | 20070901 |

30 | 19 minutes 18.87 seconds | Sébastien Auroux | Thanks to Erik for scrambling and counting the cubes ;-) | 20081026 |

31 | 19 minutes 59 seconds | Kian Barry | My goal was sub 20. Pretty good estimate. | 20081127 |

32 | 20 minutes 17.53 seconds | Florian Weingarten | n/a | 20080311 |

33 | 20 minutes 32.35 seconds | Sinpei Araki | I did it in a dining room of Doshisha University. Imai Zenta of a friend cooperated. However, because a timer stopped once, I was tired and challenged the second. | 20051122 |

34 | 20 minutes 34.91 seconds | Brian Nicole Uy | Philippine Cubers Association Special Thanks to Speedcuber Justin Dy of Philippines, Chiang Kai Shek College for Scrambling Special Thanks to Speedcuber Alexander Dairo of Philippines, Chiang Kai Shek College for Recording This is a tiring category, really. | 20080113 |

35 | 20 minutes 35.82 seconds | Peter Babcock | Next time sub20. This is over a 29 second average per cube, so I know I can do better. | 20050623 |

36 | 23 minutes 31.09 seconds | Robin Blöhm | n/a | 20080311 |

37 | 24 minutes 42.28 seconds | Brian Le | Hey, I beat my record by about 5 minutes! Thanks to Dorian Toy for scrambling and calculating. | 20070401 |

38 | 25 minutes 5.89 seconds | Davide Macri | good | 20081012 |

39 | 26 minutes 47.58 seconds | Valeri Leich | n/a | 20080311 |

40 | 28 minutes 17.43 seconds | Aaron Zhao | One of the cubes was good, one was bad. and my scrambler wasn't done like 5 times since we only had 2 cubes, done on the bus for a field trip, i wasn't really counting so not sure if i did more or less than 42 | 20070516 |

41 | 30 minutes 19.77 seconds | Ray Wang | This is my first time. It's a good time-waster. I'll try it again in April on the Bus to Disneyland. | 20071020 |

42 | 31 minutes 37.36 seconds | Timo Schönfelder | yeah, done it! | 20080513 |

43 | 33 minutes 13.52 seconds | Ben King | With a little help from Andy my brother. Scrambled Cubes and took some stats. 5 cubes @ 4:05. 10 cubes @7:54. 15 cubes @ 11:40. 20 cubes @15:58. 25 cubes @19:33. 30 cubes @ 23:29. 35 cubes @ 27.46. 40 cubes @31:24. 42 cubes @ 33:13.52. Visit my site. | 20050405 |

44 | 35 minutes 33.87 seconds | Michael Lamberton | not last place! | 20070903 |

45 | 35 minutes 36.35 seconds | Ummon Karpe | my video page I beat Arthur! Just barely. | 20070704 |