The four-mile run has now become an annual event and this weekend hundreds will flock there again to try and break David's record.
More than 8,000 runners braved blistering heat in the Leeds Half Marathon. Water cannons were used to cool people down during the race.
More than 8,000 runners take on the 13 mile course in Leeds, with thousands expected to be raised for numerous charities.
Actor George Rainsford is lining up with thousands of other runners taking part in the Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon today.
Ben Smith is running 401 marathons in 401 days to raise money for the charities Stonewall and Kidscape.