Thursday, May 10, 2012
Most Games Bowled in 24 Hours: North Bowl Lanes set world record
North Attleborough, MA, USA -- North Bowl Lanes owner Ed Kinsley confirmed that 2,151 games were bowled during the North Bowl's 24-hour marathon , setting the world record for the most games bowled in a 10-pin bowling center in 24 hours,
according to World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: North Bowl owner Ed Kinsley, left, holds the (fake) world record certificate while Hockomock Area YMCA President Ed Hurley has the check. (enlarge photo)
To make it even better, more than $2,000 was raised for the Hockomock Area YMCA's Reach Out For Youth campaign.
The marathon helped North Bowl Lanes' mark its 50th anniversary as a community fixture.
The Guinness world record for the longest marathon tenpin bowling was 134 hr 57 min by Stephen Shanabrook (USA) at Plano Super Bowl in Plano, Texas, USA, from 14-19 June 2010. Shanabrook completed 643 games during his marathon.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the longest outdoor bowls marathon: 170 hr 3 min, set by six members of Goulburn Railway Bowling Club (Australia) in Goulburn, NSW, Australia.
Kinsley was pleased at the event's success. "The important thing is, everyone had a great time," he said.
Related world records:
tenpin bowling marathon - Stephen Shanabrook
Bowling Run-up - Jason Rawson
Thursday, May 10, 2012 4:45 PM