STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Gyms across CNY host Row-a-thon to benefit March for Dimes

Five gyms across Central New York host Row-a-thon to raise money for March of Dimes.

Posted: May 4, 2019 11:27 PM

MARCY- Five gyms across Central New York host Row-a-thon to raise money for March of Dimes.

Mohawk Valley Wellness in Marcy hosted the event inviting gyms from all over the area.

Teams of four were asked to row for an hour to burn as many calories as they could. For each calorie burned a sponsor could donate up to $1.00 per calorie.

Money raised goes to support March of Dimes, an organization who that works to improve the health of mothers and premature babies.

One particpant told NEWSChannel 2 why this event is important to her. "Peter my son here was born pre-maturely at 31 weeks. So we do it to raise awareness and let other families know that there is support in this community if you are facing an issue like pre-maturity."

She also said there is support throughout the community for people who need it.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1942469

Reported Deaths: 50977
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings2563999824
Queens2561569457
Suffolk1888053289
Nassau1732163085
Bronx1707686325
New York1284834268
Westchester1232032226
Erie781931671
Richmond685931724
Monroe587741024
Orange44911782
Rockland44823931
Onondaga35149658
Dutchess27142428
Albany23149340
Oneida21095497
Niagara17405331
Broome16957347
Saratoga13944158
Ulster12588240
Schenectady12128189
Rensselaer10359135
Putnam993891
Chautauqua8123131
Chemung6979133
Oswego680590
Ontario661191
Steuben6119141
St. Lawrence607494
Sullivan586468
Cayuga574590
Jefferson534563
Wayne505566
Cattaraugus496679
Genesee4945121
Herkimer4836107
Clinton439131
Madison420185
Tompkins398049
Fulton391085
Livingston389058
Columbia376299
Montgomery3749114
Cortland348260
Warren328855
Tioga327058
Wyoming317450
Allegany310782
Otsego306746
Greene303774
Chenango295672
Washington277955
Orleans267383
Lewis239133
Franklin235112
Delaware206935
Seneca182456
Schoharie147815
Essex147626
Yates108326
Schuyler96913
Hamilton2942
Unassigned17396
Out of NY0213
Rome
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 78°
Binghamton
Partly Cloudy
69° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 69°
Rome
Partly Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 78°
Rome
Partly Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 78°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve
Looking for work or looking to hire? Check out the WKTV Job Fair!