Whitby’s Thames rowers raise £1,000 for MacMillan

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WHITBY rowers hand over a cheque for £1,060 to MacMillan Nurses after taking the strain in the Great River Race on the Thames.

The Friendship crew of Rebecca Smith, Andy Smurthwaite, Chris Stead, Mandy Davidson, cox Morgann Russell and passenger Kelly Betts competed in the 21.6 mile rowing race from Millwall to Richmond.

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A total of 330 boats started the race and the crew finished in 102nd place in a time of 2 hours and 46 minutes. 

Thanks to Rich Green, the Friendship Rowing Club and all people who donated and made it such a special weekend.