Technogym seeks to help set 24-hour treadmill world record as part of OUTRUN CANCER fundraiser

Global wellness leader Technogym has announced a collaboration with the OUTRUN CANCER initiative to raise funds for the Cancer Council.

The fundraiser will feature Mark Avery attempting to break a Guinness World Record at Concord Bowling Club starting at 10 a.m. on March 12, 2022.

Technogym, recognized internationally for its quality equipment and sports training, rehabilitation and wellness programs, supports OUTRUN CANCER in this latest 24-hour treadmill world record challenge.

Technogym will provide the treadmills for the training and event where Avery will attempt to run 265 kilometers in 24 hours to break the Guinness World Record for the longest distance run on a treadmill in one day.

Explaining his inspiration to attempt the 24 hour treadmill world record challenge, Avery commented “In October 2014, out of the blue, my good friend and neighbor Frank was diagnosed with cancer and sadly passed away. in February 2015.

“And that felt as fast as it took you to read that sentence…I became anxious and depressed. Running brought me out of the darkness, it gave me hope and inspired me to try extraordinary things, for myself and for charities and causes that I am passionate about.

Previously, in 2017, Technogym worked with Outrun Cancer, during which three Guinness World Records were broken.

Technogym provided the equipment, consisting of four Technogym Excite treadmills that worked around the clock to ensure the teams of runners and Luca Turrini reached the finish line.

Among the records broken are:

• Men’s team – 12 runners: 400 km, 3:10 pace
• Women’s team – 12 runners: 318 km, pace 4:11
• Individual Men – 1 runner: 261 km, pace 5:31 – attempted by Luca Turrini

Turrini, the current 24-hour world record holder on a treadmill (261.18 km), said: “In the six months leading up to my 24-hour record attempt, the Technogym treadmill MYRUN got through the toughest and toughest sessions, consisting of six to 12 hours of continuous speed and incline work – averaging 150km per week, the MYRUN didn’t miss a beat.

Click here to contact Technogym Australia via their entry into the Australasian Leisure Management Directory of suppliers.

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