Get behind the crazy, organised chaos of our annual Penguin Dash event as we attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as penguins.
The Guinness World Record team will be on hand on 13 November as supporters dressed as penguins meet before the festive two kilometre event.
The colony of penguins will gather at Wood Wharf in Canary Wharf to help raise money
The supporters will be looking to set a new record, with 250 people dressed as penguins needed to earn them a place in the famous book. TV star and Richard House patron Tommy Walsh, star of Ground Force and Flip That House, will then start the two kilometre course, which competitors can run, jog, walk or waddle.
Fellow children’s hospice Hope House holds the title of the largest number of snowmen in one place, but the attempt in November will be the first time a similar record has been attempted with penguins. This will be the fifth festive ‘dash’ that Richard House has held, but the first time it has set its sights on a world record.
Hannah Bosley, Community and Events Fundraiser at Richard House Children’s Hospice, said: “We’re hoping the public really get behind the world record attempt. It is a great chance to have fun while raising for a great cause and here promises to be a wide range of people, or penguins, of all ages joining to be a part of history.”
If you would like to be part of the world record attempt, or to find out more details, contact Hannah Bosley on 020 7540 0230 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration fee is £15 which includes your very own penguin costume which you can take home and we ask you to raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship. Kids in costume under 12 go free with one paying adult!*