2003 World Record Set:
18 days, 4 hours, 51 minutes!

The Mississippi River Challenge for
Rett Syndrome & Leukodystrophy

- May 10, 2003 6 AM to May 28, 10:51 AM 2003-
A 2,348 Mile Marathon to Support a Marathon of Research!

Please see Justin Bradford's Website and sign his guestbook - he loves to hear from everyone (Justin is Bob Bradford's grandson)!

L to R: Bradford & Eid, near Lock & Dam 24

This Website

Please note, this website is provided free of charge by Mary Potter and Clark Eid to increase awareness of Rett Syndrome and Leukodystrophy through this charity event.

Reproduction of any part of this site is welcomed as long as you are increasing awareness of this event, Rett Syndrome, and Leukodystrophy through the media or your website. You are also welcome to use information from this website to promote awareness of rivers, river safety, canoeing, and river sports if appropriate. We simply ask that you always mention both Rett Syndrome and Leukodystrophy at least once in any article/website/broadcast that promotes this event.

No one has our permission to use any race related information from this website, pictures, audio, video, our images or our logo for personal or private gain, for their own personal motives, or to embarrass anyone.

Website was built with the assistance from:

Technical Assistance & Website Assistance

Website costs provided by Mary Potter and Clark Eid, Webmaster is Mary Potter


Andrew M. Gribble, LLC - Road crew member, assistance with statistical and mapping information, pictures, audio and video

Blogger.com - Race blogger

Findu.com and Steve Dimse for excellent live maps and statistics during the race

Paddler logo designed by Clark Eid (paddler)

Pictures, Video, Audio, - provided by all Team Hope members

Other individuals not already mentioned by name who added to the Race Update page:

Dana Hanson - webmaster "back up" and wife to Stan Hanson, Road Crew Captain.