Fort Mitchell Group Sets New Guinness World Record for 30-Hour Wiffleball Game

The marathon tournament lasted 30 hours and one minute and consisted of 10 players

click to enlarge Fort Mitchell Group Sets New Guinness World Record for 30-Hour Wiffleball Game
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A group of folks in Northern Kentucky teamed up to conquer a world record this summer, and managed to work in a little bit of exercise while they were at it. 

From June 20-21, 10 players — led by Cole Hetzel — played a wiffleball marathon in Fort Mitchell for 30 hours and one minute, setting the record. 

In addition to the leader, the group of players consisted of Chris Hetzel, Alex Grence, Tim Earle, Griffin Smith, Jack McMillen, Patrick Mitchell, Andrew Harris, Jacob Marker and Tristen Richards.

According to the website, the record-breaking marathon raised funds for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. 

Cole Hetzel told River City News, "It started because I wanted to break a record. I wanted to find a Guinness record that I thought I could break."

The previous record of 26 hours, 21 minutes and 10 seconds was set in July 2017 in Duluth, Minnesota.

For more info, visit guinnessworldrecords.com.


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