Kenyan chef to embark on quest to break Guinness World Record for longest barbecue marathon

The Guinness World Records has Kenyans who have won the title and some who have attempted including a content creator who has now set herself up for the challenge.

Njeri Mbugua

Recently, the content creator announced that she is set to make history as she is embarking on a daring quest to break the Guinness World Record for the longest barbecue marathon by an individual.

The current record stands at an impressive 80 hours, achieved by Jan Greeff in Columbus, Georgia, USA, in April 2014.

She Will Be Barbecuing For 7 Days None Stop To Break The Existing 80 Hours Record.

Rose Tata Wekesa

She is a teacher at St Augustine Academy attempted breaking a Guinness World Record of the longest Science lesson taught by an individual.

The lesson took place at the Multimedia University of Kenya and Wekesa has been teaching since Tuesday.

The passionate teacher shared her idea in November; months later, it came to pass. 

She wanted to teach her students for 60 hours from February 13 to February 16. The minimum time for the challenge is 50 hours.

Chef Maliha

Maliha prepared herself to surpass a cooking record set by Ireland's Alan Fisher on November 7, enduring 150 hours in the kitchen.

Maliha successfully reached the 150-hour mark, surpassing her previous record of 90 hours and 15 minutes set in 2019.

However, the record was broken again by Nigerian Chef, Hildah Baci who took the title over from Chef Maliha.

Hildah cooked for 93 hours non-stop of which made Chef Maliha challenge Baci's title.

Chef Maliha

There are also other Kenyans who broke the Guiness World Record who include;

Kimani Ng'ang'a Maruge etched his name into the prestigious Guinness Book of Records in 2004.

At the astounding age of 84 years, Maruge became the oldest person to ever embark on the journey of primary education.

Eliud Kipchoge

He is a reknown Kenyan athlete, marathon runner who has won in several races.

On September 16, 2018, at the Berlin Marathon, Kipchoge shattered records and propelled himself into the realm of legends.

He crossed the finish line in a mind-boggling time of 2:01:39, earning him the title of the fastest marathoner in history.

In 2019 he yet again took home the gold medal. He dominated the race and set the fastest time to run the London Marathon (male) - 2 hr 2 min 37 sec.

Eliud Kipchoge