Welcome to the 50th Head of the Charles Weekend. On Friday, we will be hosting a dinner for rowers and their families to kick off the weekend's festivities. Click here for details and tickets.
On Saturday, the Alumni Eight will start from BU's Dewolfe boathouse at 12:38pm. They are racing in Event #14 - Bow Number 36, starting between the Syracuse and Lehigh Alumni boats.
On Sunday, the team has two entries in the Men's Collegiate Eight (Event #50). The first varsity eight is bow number 17 between Notre Dame and Minnesota; the second varsity eight is bow number 20 between UVM and UNH.
Popular viewing locations include Eliot, Weeks, and Anderson Bridges. Most vendors and give aways take place between Anderson and Eliot.
Directions are all from Boston College- address questions on directions to firstname.lastname@example.org
To Eliot Bridge - If you are a Boston college student looking for public transportation, you can catch the 86 bus from the Reservoir or Chestnut Hill Ave (near at the end of south street) to Western Ave and Soldiers Field road.
To Anderson bridge - take the 86 one stop farther to N. Harvard St. opposite the Harvard Stadium gate.
If you are driving to the event, there is parking near Harvard Stadium which is about 500 feet from the river or street parking on Western Avenue.
If you would prefer to take a cab, Cambridge Boat Club is adjacent to Eliot Bridge and only three miles from campus. The address is 2 Gerrys Landing Rd, Cambridge, MA 02138
To BU Bridge- If you start from Boston College, you can take the B line to BU "West" and walk through BU's "campus" toward the river.