Intrepid Cancer Charity Rowers To Arrive In Portpatrick Today

Two friends, Alex McDonald and Scott Leitch ( Both in their 30’s ) set off from Ireland early this morning to row 28 miles across the notoriously difficult Northern Channel to Portpatrick to raise money for Cancer Research UK. 

Alex from Cumbria who has family from Kirkinner in Dumfries and Galloway Said “I normally travel by sea in style onboard a ferry. However I will sacrifice this luxury and attempt to row the notoriously difficult Northern Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland. 8 hours of hard rowing is nothing compared to the struggle people with cancer face on a daily basis.
Losing Mum last year to Cancer made me realise even more how Family, Friends and our Health are the most precious things that we can have.” 
“My good friend Scott Leitch and decided to attempt to cross the Irish Sea by rowing boat. This is to remember and celebrate the lives of everyone who has been affected by cancer. Neither have us have ever rowed this far before.
Cancer is happening right now, which is why I’m fundraising right now for Cancer Research UK. There’s no time to lose!”

The Boys have set off and all seems to be going well so far, They should be arriving in Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway Between 3-4 pm this afternoon, Friday August the 3rd 2018. If you are nearby please do pop down and give the lads a big Dumfries and Galloway cheer when they arrive, I am very sure they will appreciate your support.

Alex Continued “Please Donate to our page today and help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
Donating through this page is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with Cancer Research UK.”

If you would like to donate to Alex’s chosen Charity you can find his funding page details by clicking HERE 

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