Guinness World Record

Multi-Guinness World Records

Martin Parnell is a keynote speaker, author, 5 time Guinness World Record holder, world class endurance athlete and philanthropist. In 2014, for his book "MARATHON QUEST", Martin was listed as one of Alberta's top five authors, by CBC Radio. Martin lives in Alberta with his wife Sue. They have three children and three grand children. read more...

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Keynotes and Workshops

Martin's inspirational story will demonstrate how one person, through determination and persistence can affect change. As someone who went from the mining industry to becoming an athlete ambassador for Right To Play, Martin will take you on a journey that will both amaze and inspire. read more...

In Action

Martin has made numerous keynote presenations across Canada and the UK. Clients include Human Resource Institue of Alberta, Contron Construction, NWT Parks and Rec., Avanti Software, Sun Life Financial, Raymond James, Alberta Parks and Rec., Rotary 5360 DisCon, and Scouts Canada.


Giving Back

Martin will be holding his 7th Annual Run / Walk on Saturday December 31st 2016 at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre in Cochrane, Alberta. In this unique event participants start at different times and finish together. The start times are as follows: marathon at 9.00am, half marathon at 12noon, 10km at 1.30pm, 5km at 2.15pm, and 2.5km at 2.40pm. Everyone finishes at 3.00pm. Registration takes place, on the day, from 8.00am to 2.30pm. Please support the girls of Afghanistan and Donate