UNIVERSITY ROWING: The 2020 BOAT RACE – CANCELLED
March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm| Free
THE 2020 BOAT RACE
Sunday 29th March
The 75th Women’s Boat Race 3.44pm The 166th Men’s Boat Race 4.44pm
Side-by-side rowing competition between the University of Oxford (sometimes referred to as the “Dark Blues”) and the University of Cambridge (sometimes referred to as the “Light Blues”).First held in 1829, the race takes place on the 4.2-mile (6.8 km) Championship Course, between Putney and Mortlake on the River Thames in south-west London. The rivalry is a major point of honour between the two universities; the race is followed throughout the United Kingdom and broadcast worldwide.
2019 MEN: Cambridge will go into the 2020 men’s race as champions, having won the 165th race by a margin of five lengths. Cambridge lead overall in the MENS race with 84 victories to Oxford’s 80.
2019 WOMEN: Cambridge will go into the 2020 women’s race as champions having won their 74th race. This was their third consecutive victory, Cambridge lead overall in the women’s race to 44 victoriesto Oxford’s 30.