100k Charity Challenge in Memory of Becky Povey

100k Charity Challenge in Memory of Becky Povey

Back in September a bunch of misfit SRC rowers thought it would be a good idea to enter the Boston marathon in a mixed 8 with no training only to go on and bloody win it! In the euphoric pain of that victory whilst sipping our well deserved pints after a 4 hour row someone thought it would be a good idea to go one further and enter a race twice the distance and so the Ringvaart regatta was entered!

From Top Left: Will Mcgrath, Will Marks, Isobel Hussey (cox), Toby Strevens, Sally Hills,
Garry Saunders, Anna Hollingdale, Charlotte Rolfe-Pigg and Simon Humberstone

Whilst we intend to race competitively we thought we should try and make some money for charity at the same time in honour of Becky Povey who was the beating heart of the club and still sorely missed everyday and who also would undoubtedly have been coxing us simply to laugh at the sheer pain in all our faces enduring a 100K row!

The 100k dream team crew…
Will Marks
Will Mcgrath
Toby Strevens
Charlotte Rolfe-Pigg
Sally Hills
Anna Hollingdale
Garry Saunders
Simon Humberstone
Legend of a cox- Isobel Hussey……& big thanks for organsiing to Adam Bates!

The monster 100k race takes place in the Netherlands on May 22. The route leads from Leiden on to the Kaag, round the Ringvaart until the Kaag is passed once again on the way to Leiden, Leidschendam and finally Delft.

The Brain Tumour Charity is the world’s leading brain tumour charity and the largest dedicated funder of research into brain tumours globally. It is committed to saving and improving lives. Visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/toby-strevens to make a donation.

Gemma, Sally, Becky, Sarah and Sarah

Our charity event is featured in the Shoreham Herald.