Joggling World Records

Joggling combines running (jogging) and juggling. Joggling requires the competitor to juggle at least 3 balls while running. These lists give an overview about the development of various joggling world records.

Comments, corrections, information about new records and record attempts, additional video links etc. are very welcome to info@recordholders.org

Many of the records have been achieved at the IJA Championships, a comprehensive list of results can be found here.

THE RULES

(If you want to break a record that is published in a record book or governed by an international authorithy, there may be other or additional rules. See here for more information.)
  1. This record is for running in the fastest possible time, whilst juggling 3,5 or 7 objects.
  2. The balls (or clubs) should be juggled every step of the run. All patterns used must be continuously alternating right-left-right-left. No left-left or right-right will be allowed at any time. No "multiplexing" will be allowed.
  3. Jogglers must cross the finish line in full control of the juggle. The balls must cross the finish line first, followed by the joggler’s torso.
  4. If at any time any of the objects are dropped or touch the ground, the person attempting the record must stop and carry on from that point.
  5. When joggling with three objects, there should be one throw for every step (ex.a competitor may not throw an object high in the air and in front of him/her and run to catch up to it.). When beginning from a stop, the runner is allowed two steps before he/she is required to juggle.
  6. Every step must be witnessed by independent witnesses who are not connected with the actual attempt but are prepared to help with the authentication.
  7. A course measuremet protocol should be provided. Marathon and Half-Marathon records have to be set in an organised official race.
  8. In relay races, one ball must be passed to the next runner (serving as a "baton"). The approaching joggler may stop joggling as soon as he or she enters the handoff zone. The handoff of one ball to the next joggler must be made inside the exchange zone, and the receiving joggler is allowed two steps before he or she must begin joggling.

100 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

14.5 sec
Paul Williams (USA)
July 1981 at the IJA Championships in Cleveland
12.67 sec
Albert Lucas (USA)
July 1984 at the IJA Championships in Las Vegas
12.03 sec
Owen Morse (USA) July 1986 at the IJA Championships in San Jose
11.92 sec
Owen Morse (USA) July 1988 at the IJA Championships in Denver
11.68 sec
Owen Morse (USA) 1989

100 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

18.8 sec
Sandy Brown (USA)
July 1988 at the IJA Championships in Denver
18.3 sec
Laura Green (USA)
July 1989 at the IJA Championships in Baltimore
17.2 sec
Sandy Brown (USA)
July 1990 at the IJA Championships in Los Angeles
17.0 sec
Melinda Paas (Canada)
July 1997 at the IJA Championships in Pittsburgh
14.96 sec
Lana Bolin (USA)
July 2000 at the IJA Championships in Montréal

100 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS BACKWARDS, MEN

20.2 sec Mike Hout (USA) July 1992 at the IJA Championships in Montréal

100 M WEIGHTBALL JOGGLING WITH 3 BALLS WEIGHTING 5 KG EACH, MEN

25.31 sec
Milan Roskopf (Slovakia) 8 September 1997 in Holešo, Czech Republic
18.75 sec
Radek Šatka (Slovakia)
9 June 2012 at the Festival of Records in Pelhřimov, Czech Republic VIDEO

100 M JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS, MEN

15.25 sec
Owen Morse (USA)
July 1987 at the IJA Championships in Akron
13.8 sec
Owen Morse (USA)
July 1988 at the IJA Championships in Denver

100 M JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS, WOMEN

42.8 sec
Heather Marriott (USA)
17 July 2002 at the IJA Championships in Reading

100 M JOGGLING 7 OBJECTS, MEN

1:06 min
David Ferman (USA)
14 June 2009 at the  IJA Championships in Winston-Salem
58.4 sec
Lauge Benjaminsen (Denmark)
2010 at the IJA Championships in Sparks
53.6 sec
Thomas Dietz (Germany)
20 July 2013 at the IJA Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio

100 M JOGGLING 7 OBJECTS, WOMEN

3:05.8 min Meagan Nouis (USA) 2010 at the IJA Championships in Sparks

200 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

27.44 sec
Travis Saunders (Canada)
July 2000 at the IJA Championships in Montréal
26.16 sec
Chris Essick (USA)
27 May 2001 at the Prefontaine Classic

200 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

34.34 sec
Lana Bolin (USA)
July 2000 at the IJA Championships in Montréal
31.83 sec
Trish Evans (USA)
20 July 2011 at the IJA Championships in Rochester


400 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

57.4 sec
Owen Morse (USA) July 1990 at the IJA Championships in  Los Angeles
56.06 sec
Franz Roos (Switzerland)
11 September 1997 in Zug, Switzerland VIDEO
55.81 sec
Eric Walter (USA)
20 July 2013 at the IJA Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio VIDEO

400 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

1:16.0 min Christa Rypins (USA) July 1990 at the IJA Championships in  Los Angeles

400 M JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS, MEN

1:10.5 min Matthew Feldman (USA)
9 August 2011 at the Polo Park Middle School track in Wellington, Florida, USA VIDEO

400 M JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS, WOMEN

5:23.8 min Riga Moettus (USA)
21 July 2012 at the IJA Championships in  Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

400 M JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS BACKWARDS, MEN

3:59.9 min
Mike Hout (USA)
July 1995 at the IJA Championships in Las Vegas

800 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS , MEN

2:35.3 min
Jamie Whoolery (USA)
13 July 2004 at the IJA Championships in Buffalo
2:25.3 min
Trey Newsom (USA)
18 July 2006 at the IJA Championships in Portland
 2:23.5 min
Lenny Ferman (USA)
15 July 2008 at the IJA Championships in Lexington
2:21 min
Tyler Wishau (USA)
14 June 2009 at the  IJA Championships in Winston-Salem
2:13.24 min
Eric Walter (USA)
20 July 2011 at the IJA Championships in Rochester

800 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS , WOMEN

4:15 min
Becky Kresser (USA)
13 July 2004 at the IJA Championships in Buffalo
3:08 min
Lauren Rice (USA)
18 July 2006 at the IJA Championships in Portland
2:44.73 min
Trish Evans (USA)
20 July 2011 at the IJA Championships in Rochester

1000 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS , MEN

2:46.63 min
Eric Walter (USA)
17 April 2013 at Siena Heights University, Adrian, USA

1 MILE JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

5:25 min
Michel Lauzière (Canada)
July 1983 at the IJA Championships in Purchase
4:56.01 min
Kirk Swenson (USA) July 1984 at the IJA Championships in Las Vegas
4:47.51 min
Kirk Swenson (USA) July 1985 at the IJA Championships in Atlanta
4:43.8 min
Kirk Swenson (USA)
July 1986 at the IJA Championships in San Jose
4:42.36 min
Will Howard (USA)
1 February 2003 in Atlanta DETAILS

1 MILE JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

9:40 min
Tina Fraser (USA)
July 1988 at the IJA Championships in Denver
6:17 min
Kathy Glynn (USA)
July 1989 at the IJA Championships in Baltimore
5:58.17 min
Emily Beaver (USA)
15 May 2013 at Plaster Sports Complex, Missouri State University in Springfield, USA VIDEO

1 MILE JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS BACKWARDS, MEN

8:22.5 min
Nathaniel Tower (USA)
30 November 2012 at Francis Howell High School in Weldon Springs VIDEO
7:42 min
Joe Salter (USA) 17 May 2013 at the Gulf Breeze High School Track in Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA VIDEO

1 MILE BOUNCE JUGGLING, 3 BALLS, MEN

8:36 min
Ashrita Furman (USA)
3 March 2008 in New York, USA
8:01 min
Ashrita Furman (USA) 9 April 2009 in New York, USA
7:42 min
Ashrita Furman (USA) 21 October 2009 in New York, USA
7:27 min
Ashrita Furman (USA) 21 June 2012 in New York, USA

1 MILE BOUNCE JUGGLING, 3 BASKETBALLS (DRUBBLING), MEN

8:44.2 min
Riley McLincha (USA)
13 August 2012 in Clio, Michigan, USA VIDEO

1 MILE JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS, MEN

7:41.01 min Bill Gillen (USA) 1989
6:33.65 min
Matthew Feldman (USA) 27 July 2012 at the Rice University track in Houston VIDEO

5000 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

20:11 min
Paul Williams (USA)
July 1981 at the IJA Championships in Cleveland
18:47.95 min
Marty Gardella (USA)
July 1982 at the IJA Championships in Santa Barbara
16:58.8 min
Kirk Swenson (USA)
July 1986 at the IJA Championships in San Jose
16:51 min
Bob Evans (USA)
29 October 2011 in the Komen Race for the Cure in Greater Nashville, USA VIDEO

5000 M JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

30:22 min
Laurie Young (USA)
July 1988 at the IJA Championships in Denver
27:57.7 min
Kay Caskey (USA)
July 1989 at the IJA Championships in Baltimore
27:42.04 min
Laurie Young (USA)
July 1992 at the IJA Championships in Montréal
23:45 min
Heather Hackett-Brinegar (USA)
July 1997 at the IJA Championships in Pittsburgh
21:46.28 min
Trish Evans (USA)
20 July 2011 at the IJA Championships in Rochester
20:23 min
Trish Evans (USA) 29 October 2011 in the Komen Race for the Cure in Greater Nashville, USA
19:46 min
Trish Evans (USA)
2011 in Philadelphia

5000 M JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS, MEN

28:11 min
Bill Gillen (USA) 1989
27:53 min
Barry Goldmeier (USA) July 1996 at the IJA Championships in Rapid City
27:06.74 min
Matthew Feldman (USA)
24 May 2011 at the Emerald Cove Middle School athletics track in Wellington, Florida, USA VIDEO

10 KM JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

41:18 min
Paul-Erik Lillholm (Norway)
9 July 2000 in Skansemyrer, Bergen, Norway
39:21.2
Michal Kapral (Canada) 15 October 2005 at the ZooRun Toronto
36:27 min
Michal Kapral (Canada)
10 September 2006 at the Longboat Toronto Island Run
35:38 min
Bob Evans (USA) 12 November 2011 at the Mandarin Run in Jacksonville, Florida

10 KM JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

42:58 min
Trish Evans (USA) 12 November 2011 at the Mandarin Run in Jacksonville, Florida

HALF-MARATHON JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

1:23:49.2 h
Michal Kapral (Canada) 19 April 2009 in Montréal
1:20:40
Michal Kapral (Canada) 19 October 2014, Toronto Waterfront Marathon

MARATHON JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

4:04:38 h
Albert Lucas (USA) 1 March 1987 in Los Angeles
3:29:04 h
Albert Lucas (USA)
1988
3:22:32.5 h
Ashrita Furman (USA)
4 July 1988, Salmon River
3:20:49 h
Paul-Erik Lillholm (Norway) 10 August 2000 in Karlsruhe, Germany
3:07:46.4 h
Michal Kapral (Canada) 25 September 2005, Toronto Waterfront Marathon
3:07:05 h
Zachary Warren (USA)
20 November 2005, Philadelphia Marathon
2:58:23 h
Zachary Warren (USA) 17 April 2006, Boston Marathon
2:57:52.2 h
Michal Kapral (Canada) 24 September 2006, Toronto Waterfront Marathon
2:52:15 h
Zachary Warren (USA) 19 November 2006, Philadelphia Marathon
2:50:12 h
Michal Kapral (Canada)
30 September 2007, Toronto Waterfront Marathon VIDEO

MARATHON JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS BACKWARDS, MEN

5:51:25 h
Joe Salter (USA)
 22 Sept 2013 at the Quad Cities Marathon VIDEO

MARATHON BOUNCE JUGGLING, 3 BASKETBALLS (DRUBBLING), MEN

5:21:12 h
Riley McLincha (USA)
Detroit Marathon 2007

MARATHON JOGGLING 5 OBJECTS, MEN

4:40 h
Barry Goldmeier (USA) Philadelphia Marathon, 22 November 2009 VIDEO

MARATHON JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

The first woman to joggle a marathon was reported to be Heather Hackett-Brinegar (USA) on 9 November 1997 at the Columbus Marathon. However, we are not aware of time and venue or any other records. Please e-mail info@recordholders.org if you have any helpful information

50 KM JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

4:55:24 hr
Daniel Raum (Germany) Sparkasse-Marathon, Bodensee (Gemany, Austria, Switzerland) on 7 October 2012

6 HOURS JOGGLING, 3 OBJECTS, MEN

58.747 km
[36.503 miles]
Daniel Raum (Germany)
Running Day in Oelsnitz, Germany on 5 May 2012 VIDEO
60.195 km
[37.403 miles]
Daniel Raum (Germany) Sparkasse-Marathon, Bodensee (Gemany, Austria, Switzerland) on 7 October 2012

50 MILES JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

16:12:24 h
Helaman Ferguson (USA)
8-9 May 1987 at the Amos Alonzo Stagg 50 Mile Hike from Salt Lake City to Provo, Utah, USA
8:52:07 h
Ashrita Furman (USA)
12 March 1989 in New York
8:23:52 h
Perry Romanowski (USA)
Lakefront 50 Mile Ultra Marathon Chicago, 27 October 2007

110 M HURDLES JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

20.36 sec
Albert Lucas (USA)
1989
20.00 sec
Michael Hout (USA)
1992
18.9 sec
Michael Hout (USA)
24 June 1993

400 M HURDLES JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

1:10.37 min
Albert Lucas (USA)
1989
1:07 min
Albert Lucas (USA)
1993

4x100 M RELAY JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

1:08.09 min
 MBMJ (Marlin Ballard, Mike Draney, Jon Poppele, Ben Schoenberg, USA)
July 2001 at the IJA Championships in Madison
59.8 sec
Team Exerball (Albert Lucas, Sam Hartford, Jamie Whoolery, Chris Essick)
17 July 2002 at the IJA Championships in Reading
58.15 sec
Team Exerball (Matt Diffee, Trey Newsom, Jamie Whoolery, Chris Essick)
13 July 2004 at the IJA Championships in Buffalo
55.82 sec
Chris Lovdal, Eric Walter, Tyler Wishau, Charles Schweitzer
20 July 2011 at the IJA Championships in Rochester

4x100 M RELAY JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN


2:17.21 min Women With Balls (Jane Birkhead, Sandy Brown, Kay Caskey, Laurie Young, USA) July 2001 at the IJA Championships in Madison
1:21.5 min Flamingo Club (Laura Kaseman, Dorothy Finnigan, Becky Kresser, Bronwyn Neeser, USA) 13 July 2004 at the IJA Championships in Buffalo

4x200 M RELAY JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN


2:10.5 min Team Exerball (Barry Goldmeier, Jamie Whoolery, Chris Essick, Sam Hartford, USA) 17 July 2002 at the IJA Championships in Reading

1 MILE RELAY JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, MEN

4:05.4 min
Team Exerball (Albert Lucas, Owen Morse, Tuey Wilson and Jon Wee, USA)
July 1988 at the IJA Championships in Denver
4:01.5 min
Team Exerball (Albert Lucas, Owen Morse, Jon Wee and Tuey Wilson, USA) July 1989 at the IJA Championships in Baltimore
3:57.38 min
Team Exerball (Albert Lucas, Owen Morse, Jon Wee, Tuey Wilson, USA)
July 1990 at the IJA Championships in Los Angeles VIDEO

1 MILE RELAY JOGGLING 3 OBJECTS, WOMEN

7:57.4 min
Why Not Women (Sarah Breckenridge,  Kay Caskey, Joanne Dintzis, Tina Fraser, USA)
July 1988 at the IJA Championships in Denver
6:54.1 min The Flamingos (Sandy Brown, Kay Caskey, Kathy Glynn and Laurie Young, USA)
July 1990 at the IJA Championships in  Los Angeles
5:39:01 min
Jugheads (Lana Bolin, Kelsey Deutsch, Hayley Fix, Erika Randall, USA)
July 2000 at the IJA Championships in Montréal



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