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Dragon Boat Festival 12th September 2015

What a fantastic day! A team of Nourish volunteers and trustees donned their life vests and took to the water at Bewl Water for the 18th annual Dragon boat festival!


The Nourishers!

Huge thanks to all the rowers that took part and raised funds for Nourish

Heather Phillips, Mark Bourne, Tom Wicling, Peter Smithson, Garry Gatt, Martin Herbert, Seb Marsh, Dawn Stanford, Adam Snyder, Paul Bright, Nick Hall, Guy Glennie, Andrew Coates, Josh Kilbourne, Mark Osborn, Sarah Playle and George Ellse.

And the drummer was Jessica Hatch

We won our first two heats and then smashed 10 seconds off our best time in the final race! Overall we came 14th out of 57 teams and only missed out on racing in the final race by 0.7 seconds!

Official times can be downloaded here

We also had a Nourish stall at the event with a tombola and this raised an amazing £175.17. Thank you to all our wonerful volunteers that organised and manned the stall all day!

 Overall a fantastic day. Bring on 2016!!!

 

 

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