The World’s toughest Rowing Race: GB Row 2013’s edition will start on Saturday 1st June and is raising funds for Walking With The Wounded. Seven crews will depart from Tower Bridge at 8am BST in an attempt to break the record for the epic 2,000 miles non-stop around Britain’s coast.
Six crews of brave men and women in rowing boats will race 2,000 miles from London around the British mainland and back to Tower Bridge to try and set a new world record and raise funds for Walking With The Wounded.
The first crew to beat the fastest-time record of 26 days, 21 hrs, 14 mins, will win a £100,000 BONUS – making this the world’s biggest rowing prize.
Participants include a four man team led by a Falklands veteran, father of a London Olympic gold winner; two women; a pair of men; four hunky young male rowers; a team of two women and two men, and a team of six that includes two women and four men.
Followers will be able to track this amazing race online on www.gbrowchallenge.com, on twitter @GBRow2013 and on Facebook.