2023 Head of the South

Andie Whelan, Jennifer Tamburro, and Dan Tamburro endured a rainy and cold head race in Augusta, GA. Congrats for braving the weather and racing well in their singles! Andie took gold in the Open Gender Masters 1x.  Dan took bronze in the Men’s Masters 1x. Jennifer took silver in the Women’s masters 1x.  Way to …

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2023 Head of the Hooch

This year Raleigh Rowing Center had a busy and successful fall head race season. Athletes from our club trained hard and traveled long distances to compete in three different head race regattas, racing 5000m events in 1x, 2x, and 4x categories.  At the High Point Autumn Rowing Festival, held Sunday, October 8th, on Oak Hollow Lake …

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2023 Sprint Regattas – Northern VA

The club had a fantastic turnout at this year’s sprint regattas in Northern Virginia with twenty-one–yes, 21!–athletes participating.   RRC rowers braved traffic, early wake-up calls, heat, humidity, and two soaking thunderstorms to compete in 1x, 2x, and 4x events, all at 1000m. (We also fielded two composite boats with Carolina Masters Rowing for Masters …

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Dogwood Masters – Oak Ridge, TN

Raleigh Rowing Center was well represented on Saturday, June 3rd, at the Dogwood Masters “Old Dog Classic Regatta” in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Four of our rowers–Jennifer and Dan Tamburro, Mollie Gaines, and Brayden Quinn–made the trek over the Blue Ridge Mountains, completed their sprints, and brought home some hardware to Lake Wheeler:  Jennifer Tamburro won gold …

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Highlight Reel 2022

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Lake Wheeler Big Sweep

A big thanks to all who came out this morning in cold but sunny conditions to pluck trash from the woods and shorelines of Lake Wheeler Park.   Our club fielded 15 volunteers, joining those from TRC and the Raleigh Dragon Boat Club to total nearly 40 participants! Indeed the Park didn’t have enough litter …

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Lake Wheeler Speed Order

Raleigh Rowing Center partnered with Triangle Rowing Club to host an invitational “Speed Order” at Lake Wheeler Park. Charlotte Youth and NC State attended as well. This was raced similar to a 5K head race, but all boats were lined up in approximate speed order, regardless of boat class or gender. Final times were given, …

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Capital and Occoquan Sprints

RRC attended two regattas on July 9 and 10: Capital Sprints and Occoquan Memorial Sprints. All races were 1000m, and our team competed in the 1x, 2x, and 4x events. We also had a composite boat with Carolina Masters Rowing for the Women’s Masters 8+ event! Former coach and club member, Emily Cleveland, lives near Occoquan …

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