North west news
Published Date: 15 April 2009
Four Stretford darts players will attempt to break the world record for the longest darts match.
Chris "Lloydy" McGrory, 28, Ricky "Super-Mario" Shelmerdine, 25, Gary "Stresshead" Middleton, 26 and Darren "Elvis" Buckley, 32, who play in the Stretford and District 501 amateur darts league, aim to set a new record of 48 hours non-stop darts and raise money for charity.
The current world record for four players playing two on, two off, non-stop darts is 30 hours.
The Dartathon is taking place from 1pm on May 1, continuing until May 3, at The Wheatsheaf pub in Altrincham.