Savannah made a great effort at breaking the Guinness World Record for largest bar crawl on Saturday, May 31st but came up short.
Over 6,000 people registered for "The Crawl of the South" that started at Ellis Square but the determining factor in the competition to break the record was 4,214 cards were turned in at the end of the night on River Street.
That number is close to the record held by Kansas City, Mo. but it was not enough since the record stands at 4,885. Only 671 more crawlers were needed to beat the record.
History was not made but "The Crawl of the South" did raise money for important organizations in the community including United Way of the Coastal Empire, Humane Society, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Savannah.