Earlier in the year the two senior ladies from Devil’s Elbow
Rowing Club (DERC) rowed in Plymouth for the Eddystone Lighthouse Challenge and
met Anneke Elliott who was racing in their ladies crew as the forth crew
member. Anneke was eager to race in the Boston Marathon too, and soon after
arrangements were made to race together in a quad with Anneke’s friend Morag
Van Niekirk.Plans were put in place, admittedly somewhat late in the
day. The crew only found a willing coxwain, Guy Thomson (...