Saturday 4th September marked a special day for many runners around the world, with End to End Run organising a World Record Attempt at getting the most number of people running 5K within a 24 hour period. The previous record was 6718 individuals.
Lots of Pioneers joined in the World Record Attempt, with Carol Beaver, Sandra Northcott and Kathy Saunders, opting to complete the Lanhydrock Park run 5K route. Whereas Julie Gregory, Anne Libby, Sara Grattan, Anne Harry, Angie Harrison, Jay Wagstaff and Lynne Overd taking advantage of the closed Sandplace road near Looe. Donna Gundry and William Gundry, took advantage of the decent weather and completed their 5K on Tregonhawke beach, then had the compulsory dip in the sea, followed by a refreshing ice lolly. Jon and Heidi Hoskin completed their 5K together, as part of the World Record Attempt. Within 24 hours of the cut off point a massive 9196 people took part, making this a World Record Breaking 5K event.