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The Wales Marathon – TENBY
July 7, 2019
Cancer Research Wales – Official Guinness World Record Attempt
On Sunday 7th July 2019, the Cancer Research Wales team will be running The Wales Marathon in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record, for ‘the most runners linked to complete a marathon’. The idea stemmed from Cancer Research Wales supporter Neal Gardner, who initially broke the record 10 years ago, when he and 29 other runners completed the London Marathon. He now aims to re-break the record whilst raising funds and awareness for Cancer Research Wales. However, the bar has been raised…
The new record stands at 112 runners, which is held by a team in Canada. We are therefore looking to beat this amazing record, with 120 runners (or more) completing The Wales Marathon, held in Tenby, Pembrokeshire. Each member of the team will have a rope/bungee (or similar) clipped around their waist, linking them to their team-mates. We are asking each runner to raise sponsorship for Cancer Research Wales, which I will of course be able to support with. This event will raise a huge sum for the charity, and will of course raise lots of awareness throughout the country. We will have celebrities involved, and will have lots of press engagement, including TV. Each runner will also be awarded with their own Guinness World Record should we beat the record.
We are now looking to fill our team, and would love your support. To find out more information on this event, and to register your interest, please visit: https://www.cancerresearchwales.co.uk/crw_events/walesmarathon/