Muirlands Middle School attempts world record


Muirlands Middle School students, parents and friends gathered Sunday for Muirlands Rocks, a fundraiser to support the school’s mission. Besides a barbecue and lots of music, the festivities included an attempt to set a new world record for largest three-legged race.

The current record, set on Jan. 1, 2009, was 80 pairs recorded in Hong Kong, according to the Guinness Book of World Records Web site. Muirlands had 190 pairs entered in their race, an idea that came from students at the school’s radio station, LJRocks,