Colgate Women’s Rowing Team Hosts Annual ERG Challenge Event to Fight Childhood Brain Cancer

March 7, 2024

The Colgate women's rowing team is participating in the annual ERG challenge to raise funds and awareness for childhood brain cancer. The challenge takes place this week, with the team hosting their...

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UCLA rowing veterans strive for legacy, increase mileage and grit ahead of season

March 7, 2024

UCLA competed in the Connor’s Erg Challenge for the first time Feb. 14 – a rowing challenge aimed to raise awareness for children with brain cancer. The endeavor entailed rowing one million meters...

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Connor's Erg Registrations are Now Open!

November 16, 2023

Connor's Erg is a rowing challenge to help raise funds and awareness for kids with brain cancer. We're inviting gyms, schools, rowing clubs and individuals to register, and set their own rowing...

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Connor's Erg 2023 - Over $100,000 USD Raised for Kids with Brain Cancer

March 8, 2023

The eighth annual Connor’s Erg Challenge was the biggest yet - raising over $100,000 USD ($150,000 AUD) for kids with brain cancer. Over 500 big-hearted participants from schools and gyms in the...

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Turning the Blue Charles Gold: Harvard Rowers Claim Victories at 2022 Head of the Charles Regatta

October 28, 2022

By Mairead B. Baker, Crimson Staff Writer October 28, 2022 Men's Heavyweight Rowing This year, the Harvard heavyweights took part in a special fundraising event during the Head of the Charles...

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Brawn for the brain: Over $93,000 USD raised for Connor's Erg Challenge

March 2, 2022

Thank you to all of the individuals, schools, gyms and teams who used their brawn for brains! Our seventh Connor's Erg raised over $93,000 USD ($128,000+ AUD!) for paediatric brain cancer matters, our...

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Aussie Punter Kicking Goals for Brain Cancer in the US

October 7, 2020

Mariah Guzman talked to Illinois punter Blake Hayes about the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation and Connor's Run expansion into the US. Aussie born Blake is a former student at Brighton Grammar, the...

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Video Update

November 27, 2019

We love receiving updates from the labs we work with. In partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Northwestern Mutual, we provided Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston a $25,000...

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$24,000 raised for U.S. brain cancer research

March 18, 2018

On March 8, 2018 three of the United States' top universities took part in a 100km Erg rowing challenge for brain matters. 2018 marked the third year of Connor's Erg Challenge, which was our...

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The $120,000 Robert Connor Dawes CERN Fellow announced

December 1, 2017

We're thrilled to announce the recipient of our $120,000 CERN Fellowship - Dr. Claire King, Research Associate at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute. Our Executive Director Liz Dawes...

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