After spending the last few months in 8s to prepare for WEHoRR and HoRR, the University of Leicester Boat Club's athletes hopped into smaller boats, with many of our athletes learning how to scull in two weeks to take on DMU in a new varsity structure. The 2018 Varsity competition saw a coxed four and coxless quadruple scull race between each of the four squads taking place, resulting in eight exciting races on the 750 meter varsity stretch on the River Soar. The day began wi
With both Men’s and Women’s Head of the River race’s taking place over the weekend, Saturday and Sunday saw one of the biggest ULBC contingent’s in years descend on the Putney Embankment to compete, cheer on and help both the novice women’s VIII racing on the Saturday and the novice men’s 1st and 2nd VIII as well as the senior men’s VIII on the Sunday. It was fantastic to see so many family, friends and alumni on the embankment and there was a real Leicester presence on both
LOROS Hospice is a local Leicestershire and Rutland charity, which provides expert, compassionate care for people with terminal illnesses for which there is no longer a cure. LOROS also provide care for patients in their homes and day therapy for outpatients, among a multitude of other services. The care they provide for patients and their families is free, which is why they rely so heavily on donations and fundraising to keep offering their much-needed care and support.