Brian Harris, 44, was “overjoyed” when it was confirmed by the Guinness Book of Records today. After completing his shopping at 14:45 on Saturday, he eventually got out of Bicester Village Outlet Park at 19:22 that evening, surpassing the previous record by 61 minutes
“We knew it would be busy, what with shops closing on Easter Sunday, but wow, what a buzz. After all the winter training in Sainsbury’s car park at Christmas and New Years Eves, and the spring market runs around Ostend, I knew we were in great shape. But to smash that record is just unbelievable
I know that German bloke had spent nearly an entire night getting out of the Dusseldorf Old Town market, but the officials say he had parked up and got a MacDonalds to fight off hunger and that’s against the rules
We’ve burnt out 4 clutches in 10 months and really hoped that this one would hold out. When the horn stopped working we weren’t sure what would happen, but the wife and kids knew what to expect and they’re out of intensive care now that they have been treated for ultra-dehydration, so job’s a good ‘un
As for Easter Monday? We are on the 2011 M25 Orbital Crawl. 125 miles. Now that’s endurance"