Badminton Club look to break a Guinness World Record

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4 Students from the University of Liverpool Badminton Club are attempting  to break the Guinness World Record for the longest doubles marathon which currently stands at 30 hours, at the Sports and Fitness Centre on 20th and 21st June 2013. They will start at 7am on Thursday 20th June and aim to break the World Record at 1pm on Friday 21st June.

The world record is currently held in the Netherlands and our students would like to change this and bring it home to the UK!

As well as a world record attempt, the main reason for this event is to raise money for Sport Liverpool’s chosen charity Joining Jack.  Sport Liverpool has been supporting Joining Jack throughout the 2012/2013 academic year and will continue to do so next year.  This charity is based around a young boy named Jack who is suffering from a medical condition known as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The money raised for this charity goes towards funding medical research into treatments for this currently incurable disease.

We would like as many people as we can to come along and help support our students not only break a Guinness World Record but to also raise a lot of money for Joining Jack.  You are welcome to come along and watch anytime from 7am on Thursday 20th June.  We would recommend coming along at approximately 12pm on Friday 21st as the tension will be mounting as the students draw to a close on the World Record.

If you would like to sponsor this event you can do so on our Just Giving page