Pulling together during sponsored 24-hour rowathon

Pulling together during sponsored 24-hour rowathon

Students and staff at Stratford-upon-Avon College raised more than £1,000 for local charity SW Heart after completing a gruelling 24-hour rowing challenge.

The event was organised by BTec level three national extended diploma in uniformed public services students, who were joined by learners studying other courses and college staff in completing a combined total of 346 miles on rowing machines. It took place in the college’s Oasis Café, with students rowing through the night.

Steve Wadley, lecturer and event co-ordinator, said: “I am delighted with all the effort put in throughout a very tough 24-hour period. I
would like to thank everone who helped make the event a great success.”

SW Heart, which is based in Warwickshire, supports of heart patients and their families.

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