Last Man Standing 1 Mile Row Challenge - 01 Mar to 10 Nov


The Last Man Standing 1-mile row challenge for charity 2017 is an online competition, which is free to enter.

The goal is to see competitors from across the globe competing against and with each other for charity.
The event will run from the 1st of April till the 30th of October. On the 7th of November we will invite the top 5 men and top 5 women to row against one another for charity. These top men and women will then have a row off where the winners will receive a cash donation paid to the charity of their choice.

You can resubmit your score anytime as many times as you want, till the 30th of October
There will be only one division, no distinction will be made between normal competitors, masters or teens. Everyone is equal.

Video Submission

All athletes that enter, need to take a video of themselves while rowing. There will be no score card, your video will be score.

Video must show the following:

- Start the video by stating your name and affiliate/non-affiliate.
- Show the rower that you will be rowing on.
- Rower must be set on 1 mile and counting down when you start the row.
- Rower resistance can be on any number; it is up to you.
- Rower must show 0 miles left when finished and time completed.

Please also note:

- Normal, Concept 2.0 rowers must be used.
- NO VIDEO !!! NO SCORE !!! If you log your score without a video we will remove your score within 48 hours.
- You can resubmit your score and video as many times as you want, till the 30th of October

Take up the Challenge and show how fast you can row 1 mile !!!

Terms and Conditions


I acknowledge and agree that the Event Organiser will organise and run the Event, will have sole authority and be the final arbiter on all decisions relating to the safety, running and organisation of the Event, the rules of the Event, the timings/finish times and the placings.


I acknowledge that participation in the Event will be physically demanding and I am aware of the nature of the Event and the associated medical and physical risks involved.

I confirm that I am fit and healthy, and physically capable of competing in the Event. I agree to be solely responsible for my actions and will not hold the Event Organiser or Associated Parties responsible for any injury, accidents, illness, loss or damaged suffered by me in, or reason of, the event however it may be caused, unless due to the negligence of the Event Organiser as set out in Clause 13.
If a medical or physical condition arises prior to the Event, which is likely to affect my ability to compete, then I will notify the Event Organiser and will withdraw from the Event in accordance to these Conditions. Only a valid medical certificate by a doctor will be accepted.

The Event Organiser takes every care with the staging of the Event, but as the Participant I acknowledge that no insurance is taken out on the Participant’s behalf by the Event Organiser. Therefore, any and all insurance, including personal accident and personal items insurance is my own responsibility.


I agree to abide by all applicable rules and regulations that are relevant to the Event. The Event Organiser is also entitled to impose rules upon the Participant from time to time which will form part of these Conditions. All decisions, instructions and ruling given by, or by instruction of, the Event Organiser are considered final.

Any Participant that acts negligently, maliciously, with wilful misconduct or otherwise without due care and attention for the Event or other participants, to cause the Participant’s removal from the Event, will not be entitled to a refund.


All competitors are welcome. There is only one division, so no masters or scaling.
See Clause 6 for Participant Event Withdrawal and Category Transfers.
Event is free for anyone to enter. No cost will be associated with this rowing challenge.


The Event Organiser reserves the right at any time to remove Participants from the Event or prevent Participants participating in the Event, if in the Event Organiser’s sole discretion, it considers such action necessary for safety reasons or the proper enjoyment of the Event by other Participants or for any other practical reason. A refund will not be provided under such circumstances.


Any change to the event start time or format will be communicated to the Participant as soon as is reasonably practicable.

Start/Finish Time – I am aware that the Event Organiser reserves the right to alter the Start/Finish time of the Event. No refund in full or in part shall be made for any change in Start/Finish time for an Event provided the Event.

Other Alterations – I acknowledge and accept that circumstances concerning the Event may change from time to time for reasons out of the Event Organiser’s reasonable control, without any rights to withdrawal being accrued by the Participant other than as set out in the withdrawals policy, and without the Event Organiser incurring any liability. For illustration purposes, these changes may include car parking arrangements or course alterations, but such changes/issues will not allow the Participant to withdraw and nor will the Event Organiser be deemed liable except as otherwise set out herein.


The Event Organiser reserves the right to cancel the Event due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control or for any safety related reason. In the event of the Event being cancelled it shall provide the participant with a full refund, less an administration charge, with no further liability whatsoever arising from such cancellation.


The Event Organiser will primarily use email to communicate with Participants. To ensure receipt of all Event information, I accept sole responsibility to ensure that I provide the Event Organiser with the correct email address address and to inform the Event Organiser of any changes to these prior to the Event as soon as is reasonably practicable. The Event Organiser shall not be held responsible for any computer malfunctions or other technical anomalies that may occur in the process of sending out such email communications that may lead to failure of receipt by the Participant.

The Event Organiser can be contacted by the below methods of communication, and shall endeavour to respond to Participant enquiries within 2 working days of receipt of the correspondence.

Phone – +27 12 667 2074
Email –


As a Participant in the Event, I irrevocably consent to being filmed, recorded and photographed at the Event, and for the video footage, recordings and images to be incorporated and exploited in whole or in part in any television programme, film, video or broadcast of whatever nature, and in all media for the purpose of advertising, publicity and otherwise in relation to the exploitation and/ or promotion of the Event (and future events).

Any film, photographs, or any other recording of moving or still picture, shall remain the property of the Event Organiser. Accordingly any such recording by the Participant shall not be used other than for private use without the Event Organiser’s prior written consent.


I agree that my personal information can be stored and used by the Event Organiser and event partners/sponsors in connection with the organisation, delivery and administration of the Event, and may be used by the Event Organiser and event partners/sponsors in connection with the compilation of statistical information and to improve the procedures at future events.

Medical information and Emergency contact details are only collected for health and safety purposes, to allow medical assistance to be given on the Event date.
Personal information or marketing information pertaining to the Participant shall not be used or reproduced in whole or in part in any form except for events related to the RxMe Platform.


The Event Organiser shall not be liable to the Participant for any loss or damage to personal equipment belonging to the Participant, or any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever arising out of the Participant taking part in the Event; or for any loss of business; revenue or profits; anticipated savings or wasted expenditure; or loss of reputation. The Event Organiser will not be liable for any actions of any spectators or other third parties.

As a Participant, I irrevocably renounce the right to any recourse or claims whatsoever against the Event Organiser, sponsors, suppliers, medical advisers or any other person involved in the organisation of the event (“Associated Parties”), as a result of any kind of physical, mental or other loss or damage of whatsoever nature suffered by the Participant, directly or indirectly, or by the Participant’s family, caused by an event in any way relating to the Participant’s participation in the Event. As Participant, I will indemnify the Event Organiser and the Associated Parties for any claim, actions, liability or losses from any breach of the Participant’s declarations above.

Nothing in these Conditions shall exclude or limit the liability of the Event Organiser for death or personal injury caused by the Event Organiser’s negligence; for fraud; or for any other liability to the extent that it cannot be excluded or limited by law.

Contact us

Please contact Mandie Papendorf at or on 012 667 2074.