Ruckers & Rollers - Race Across America 2015

Ruckers ? Team 2015.jpeg

Coinciding with the Rugby World Cup in 2015, former Bath, Barbarians and England Rugby player John Hall led out two teams to California to tackle the Race Across America.

The Ruckers and the Rollers teams, each made up of 8 cyclists and their support crew, included eight ex-international rugby players, including former Scotland and British & Irish Lion, Rob Wainwright, and former Wales and Brive star, Alix Popham.

This video is the story of their epic challenge. The music for the video, ‘3,000 miles’ was written and performed by Tony Gunner who was one of the support team for the challenge and played for Bath Rugby in the 1980s.


The Ruckers completed the 3,000 mile journey in

6 days : 11 hours : 57 minutes

While the Rollers crossed the finish line in

6 days : 17 hours : 51 minutes.

Rollers Team Finish ? 2015.jpeg