Consider the source wrote:
[quote]Log books exist wrote:
It is not permitted to lean on the "handle-bar".
This is bogus information. Rekord-Klub SAXONIA is not Guinness.[/quote]
In order to be eligible to become a Guiness World Record holder, Staley had to follow a book of rules 45 pages thick.
Among them was one barring him from touching the handles of the treadmill at any point during his run. Another barred him from touching any buttons on the machine.