Hartsville students attempt cool Guinness record

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - If you love ice cream, Hartsville was the place to be Friday afternoon as they used the cool treat in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.

Of course the City of Hartsville is already known for many things. Now the students, faculty and staff at the Governor's School for Science and Mathematics are aspiring to create the world's longest ice cream sundae - at 800 feet!

Hartsville's Mayor Mel Pennington tweeted that the record attempt would be broadcast on CNN.

The event started at 4 p.m. Friday, and the public was invite to help eat all that ice cream.

The longest ice cream sundae on record is for 670 feet and one inch by the Light Youth Group in Cavalier, ND, set on June 9, 2012.

The results of this sundae will be measured, notarized and sent to the Guinness Book of World Records for certification, which is a 90 day process.

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