Through our distribution partners, Gloria Jean’s Coffees foundation, 'With Heart', Water For Water bottles were given to the team of talented athletes during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of the “Treadmill, Fastest Time to Run 100 km.
The team needed to break the current record of 5 hrs, 42 mins and 32 secs with the treadmill traveling at above 18.75km/h for the duration to break the record!
The Team of 12 consisted of a mix of professional athletes to Lifeguards and novice runners. The 12 runners were: Craig Alexander, Steve Moneghetti, Michael Prince, John Mergler, Andrew Reid, Adriel Young, Stephen Madden, Clint Kimmins, Dave Matthews, Lisa Corrigan, Trent Woods and Alister Ross.
The goal was to break the record to raise money and awareness for the Kids Foundation
Every year more children die as a result of injury than from all diseases combined. The Kids Foundation works to both educate about injury prevention as well as to support seriously injured children through a recovery program and supports hundreds of families Australia wide who have endured trauma, horrific burns and other life changing injuries.
The team smashed the record by 18 mins! The average treadmill speed for the last hour alone was 20.5km/hr.
Well done to the team and thank you to 'With Heart, a Gloria Jean’s Coffees foundation'
& The Kids Foundation
for the opportunity to be apart of such a fantastic cause and event.