Category : Build the NEW LEA

Corporate day helps to build the new LEA.

City insurance  traders assembled on Friday for a corporate day at the Lea. After a morning and afternoons coaching they raced until one crew was  triumphant. The day allowed colleagues to work in teams and included an inspirational talk from the Captain of the Oxford crew in the 1987 Boat Race. Quotes and photos follow. […]

Beyond Old Ford – First Stage of a LeaRC Fundraising Row to Henley by Women’s Squad.

On Wednesday, 21 May, two boats from the LEARC rowed down through Old Ford lock to Limehouse Basin as research for a  3 day fundraising row by the women’s squad which will aim to arrive in Henley in the middle of the Royal Regatta.   (For more details or to help please contact Louise Nickerson – lou@eecs.qmul.ac.uk). […]

Suffolk Holiday Cottage, Sleeps 6, to be let in support of the Save the LEA Campaign

Recreational rower, John Drummond, has a holiday cottage near Aldeburgh. He is generously making it available to let to club members over the summer. Double, twin and double bunk rooms. Kitchen, Sitting room and Dining room. Great position overlooking Common. Parking and Garden. Dog friendly. £430 per week. 70% of the rental will go to […]

Learn2Race crew completes 200 mile fundraising cycle to Paris!

WE MADE IT! The Learn2Race crew successfully completed our 200mile fundraising cycle from the Lea Rowing Club to the Arc de Triomphe (video here), over 2 days – between 27th Feb and 28th Feb 2014. So far we have raised approx. £3900 before gift aid. This is an amazing effort from everyone. (link to JustGiving) […]

Call to arms!

Happy New Year to all! Following a fantastic year of training, racing, coaching, spectating, fundraising, celebrating, eating and drinking together, culminating in a great day at the Bear’s Head which featured all of the above, we hope there is no need to remind you how important Lea Rowing Club is to every member and supporter. […]