Parma: Padua students set kickball world record, raise money

May 31, 2011  |  Posted by Kim Wendel

Some Padua Franciscan High School students are spending this Memorial Day recovering from an exhausting game of kickball.


Forty-one students set out to break the world record for the longest continuous kickball game starting on Friday (May 27) at 3 p.m.

Their efforts were also an opportunity to raise money for "Kick It," an organization that raises money for childhood cancer research.

Quinn Clarke, 10, the founder of "Kick It" in Northeast Ohio, was on hand for the start of the kickball game. Joining Clarke was Cleveland Indians mascot Slider.

Quinn was also at the field when the last ball was kicked and fielded, exactly 51 hours and 475 innings later, for a new world record.

We will let you know when the GuinnessBook of World Records authenticates the world record.

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