Row for the Cure - Portland/Vancouver

  • Hosted By: Station L Rowing Club
  • 2018 Registered Regatta
  • Cancelled

July 24th Press Release from Portland /Vancouver Row for the Cure

25th Annual Row for the Cure Date Changed

Due to Toxic Algae Bloom in Vancouver Lake


Updated:  Portland, Ore. – July 24, 2018 (12:29 pm)

Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington was made aware of a toxic blue green algae at Vancouver Lake yesterday afternoon by the Clark County Public Health Department and an advisory has been posted at the lake, the  location for this Saturday’s 25th Anniversary Row for the Cure event. 

Ann Berryman, Komen Director of Development and Communications stated, the health and well-being of our participants is of the utmost importance to us, and a collective decision has been made to move event to October 6, 2018.   We look forward to celebrating the long, rich history of this event and the $522,000 raised for breast health education, breast cancer screening/mammograms/diagnostic tests, financial assistance to access treatment and local research.” 

“We look forward to this celebration of competition, festivities, music, food, beverages and awards this fall. Registration will remain open, said Kathy Frederick, Row for the Cure Founder.”  Please check the website for updates at

The fesibility of holding the Oct. 6th event on Vancouver Lake is being researched and information will be released as available.
A 1000 meter course, floating starts, lane buoys every 250 meters.
Team fundraising competition!
Your club can win a brand new Pink Concept2 Erg!  See News for more information on activating your team page (on the Row for the Cure event page) or email kathy.frederick@rowforthecure with fundraising questions.
Free Breakfast and Lunch with your registration.  
Beer and Wine Garden at lunch. Guests (family, spectators, etc.) may purchase a breakfast, BBQ, and drink ticket here for $10. 




Contact Peter Edwards
Phone n/a
Sanctioned by  
Chief Referee Andrew Everett
Juniors Yes
High School No
Middle School No
Collegiate No
Open Yes
Masters Yes
Elite No
Para No
Inclusion No
Entry Fees (USD)