The Row-A-Thon is quickly approaching and everything that you need to know about the event can be found here. The Row-A-Thon is both a world record attempt as well as a fundraiser. The Rowing team is attempting to break the world’s longest continual erg (rowing machine) time for a small mixed team (3-10 people) of men and women under the age of 30.
When and Where: The Row-A-Thon will take place in the lobby of the Health and Recreation Complex (HRC) starting at 6pm on Friday, September 9 and will continue all day Saturday until 12am Sunday, September 11. The total erg time is projected to be 30 hours.
Who benefits: We are raising money for both the club as well as the Semper Fi Fund. The Semper Fi Fund offers aid to post 9/11 U.S. Veterans from all branches of the military. The funds raised will be divided 50/50 for both organizations.
What is your goal: Our goal is to raise $2,000. As of September 5, we are just over halfway to our goal and are sitting at $1,020. Donations can be made through our crowdrise page here: https://www.crowdrise.com/butler-rowing-row-a-thon
Our Sponsors: We have been fortunate enough to have been sponsored by a handful of organizations so far, which include Enverity Engineering, Starboard Souvenirs, and Yats.
If you can’t make it to the Row-A-Thon in person, our world record attempt will be livestreamed here: https://www.twitch.tv/butlerrowing
Our rowers participating in the Row-A-Thon are as follows:
Caitlin Ladd, Hannah DeLozier, Raymond Rector, Maggie Jensen, Taylor Bowen, Thomas Kennedy, Alex Anderson, and Stephen Eckstein.
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday and your continued support during our fundraising efforts.