Rowers' marathon help for children

Joseph Bulmer

A TEAM of rowers from Bideford Amateur Rowing Club completed a 24-hour rowing marathon on an indoor rowing machine. Members rowed for an hour each, through the day and night, and achieved a distance of 344km or the length of the River Thames from source

A TEAM of rowers from Bideford Amateur Rowing Club completed a 24-hour rowing marathon on an indoor rowing machine. Members rowed for an hour each, through the day and night, and achieved a distance of 344km or the length of the River Thames from source to estuary.

The club has donated �300 of the sponsorship money raised to the Children's Holiday Foundation (North Devon) charity. They would like to thank all businesses who donated or sponsored this event. If anyone would like to have a go at rowing with the Reds they should contact the club on (01237) 478646 or email- DBates@zurneuropeLtd.co.uk

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