GAR Erg-A-Thon

GAR is rowing the entire length of Florida, 721,000 meters! We are racing against the clock, on ergs, trying to beat 18 hours. We are starting on three ergs at 6 AM on Saturday, October 24th. Can we complete our goal before Midnight or will we turn into pumpkins? Please help motivate our rowers by donating generously. Proceeds help support our rowing programs that are desperately in need of funds as we had to cancel our top fundraiser the “Gator Head Regatta” due to Covid-19.


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Rent-A-Rower is a fundraising program designed to provide labor in exchange for a donation to help support our club. Rowers are responsible and strong athletes that are capable of many jobs–yard work, cleaning, baby-sitting, moving, and tutoring.

A suggested minimum per rower cost for work would be $10/hour. Checks can be made payable to Gainesville Area Rowing.

This program is open to all family, friends, and anyone in our community who needs work done!

Please contact the Fundraising Chair for more information.