Strong show for MK’s rowers

Steve Lawson
Steve Lawson

Milton Keynes Rowing Club had two single scullers competing at the Wallingford Long Distance Sculls.

The event is held on the river Thames , attracting 550 entries, it is held over a challenging winding course of 4250m upstream.

Rod Bennett raced in the morning division in Masters D (over 50 age group) and completed the course in 21 minutes 55.7 seconds coming in 328th overall.

Experienced Steve Lawson, pictured, raced in the afternoon division in Masters E (over 55 age group). He completed the course in 19 minutes 7.2 seconds and finished 50th overall and second in Masters E by only 20 seconds.