Thu 13 Sep 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Price: £10 per team | Max. team of 10

The longest time in an abdominal plank position is 10 hours, 10 minutes & 10 seconds, and was achieved by 60-year-old veteran Marine Officer, George Hood in June 2018, but how long can your team hold the plank for?

Take on this epic challenge and see how long you can hold a plank for as part of a sponsored relay within your team.  Compete against other teams and encourage others to sponsor your team and help us raise funds for our work with young people.

The winning team member receives a complementary 6 month gym membership for OPEN Gym, with runner up prizes including free tickets to fantastic gigs & events here at OPEN.

Co-hosted by Rob & Loren of Focus 4 Fitness.

Please complete our Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) form for each team member and bring with you.



  • Each member of your team takes it in turns to hold a plank for as long as they can. As soon as their knees drop the next member of the team takes their position as the timer continues to roll on.
  • You can choose between forearm or straight are plank or a mixture of both.
  • You have 15 seconds to swap between team members.
  • The team will the longest accumulative time wins a prize.
  • There is also a prize for the individual who holds the plank for the longest time.
  • Our umpires Rob & Loren of Focus 4 Fitness will be on hand to offer any help should you need it.


If you would like to make a donation or sponsor a team, please visit our JustGiving page.

For further information, contact Harriet, Fundraising Coordinator




Event Info

Suitable for all ages

Location - OPEN Gym via Castle Meadow entrance

Event runs from 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Refreshments available to purchase at OPEN Cafe

Refunds will only be given if the event is cancelled or postponed.