huddersfield uni marathon band

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by pbirch, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. pbirch

    pbirch Member

    Last edited: Mar 5, 2011
  2. Leyfy

    Leyfy Active Member

  3. pbirch

    pbirch Member

    thanks for that
  4. blue juice

    blue juice Member

    It's a very worthy cause and a massive effort from them, they've been in training for months. Best of luck to all of them.
  5. pbirch

    pbirch Member

    just see them on the TV and they look to be in good shape, heading for 6 hours
  6. TonyW

    TonyW Supporting Member

    If they`re planning for May, then they`ll be too late - I`ve just watched some of it on telly this morning . . . . .
  7. blue juice

    blue juice Member

    They finished in 6 hours 58 minutes taking a Guiness World Record. Outstanding effort and over £30000 raised for the charity Sense. :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:
  8. pbirch

    pbirch Member

    ...and Philip McCann was in the band too.
  9. jonesbp

    jonesbp Member

    Wow... Amazing achievement! Well done!
  10. katieeuph

    katieeuph Member

    :clap:That's absolutely amazing- well done to everyone :clap:
  11. Di B

    Di B Member

    Donated - have you put this on 4BR?
    I haven't seen it...
    Popping a couple of photos on there with a link to your donations page might be in order?

    Well done :-D
  12. Thirteen Ball

    Thirteen Ball Active Member

    Agreed, a tremendous effort from all concerned. Good on em. I know a few of the members from the bands around huddersfield, so was well pleased to hear they got the record.

    By the way, when you said:

    Just guessing, from your user ID, but he wouldn't happen to be called Tom, and presently occupying a chair on the cornet bench at Wakey Met would he?

    If so, you can rest assured we've already given him a lot of sponsorship!
  13. pbirch

    pbirch Member

    over the years it has proved impossible for me to disown him, but yes that's him :)
  14. blue juice

    blue juice Member

    People can donate here and keep an eye on the total raised. Donations are still being added to the final total. Any support would be very welcome.

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