The Boat Race

Sunday 2 April 2017

The Cancer Research UK Boat Races are amongst the oldest sporting events in the world, an annual contest between two rowing crews from Oxford and Cambridge universities.

2 April 2017 will see the running of the 163rd Boat Race and 72nd Women's Boat Race, both taking place on the River Thames in London between Putney and Mortlake.


Twitter: @theboatraces

Recommended station/s

Start Line: Putney

Midpoint (Hammersmith Bridge): Hammersmith, Barons Court (both are Tube stations)

Finish Line: Mortlake, Barnes Bridge, Chiswick

What's happening with the trains?

South West Trains run the trains in the area, and their website can be found here.

Plan Your Journey to this event

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