Students v Soldiers – Rowing for Colchester

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Who can row further in 24 hours – students or soldiers? The University of Essex Rowing Club hope to find out tomorrow (December 11), when they take on a team of rowers from the Parachute Regiment in Colchester.

The Row 4 Colchester challenge will pit students against soldiers, rowing on four indoor rowing machines (two per team) in the heart of Colchester town centre.

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Starting at 6pm on Tuesday, the teams will row non-stop until 6pm Wednesday – raising money for four local causes in the process.

The chosen charities are: The Parachute Regiment Charity, Combat Stress, the University of Essex Students’ Union and the Rotary Club of Colchester.

For more information about the challenge, visit www.uercvspararowing.tcnwk.com.

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