september, 2022

sat10sepsat10sepThe Great River Race

The Great River Race

Event Details

The Great River Race pits over 300 teams against one another in a boat race down the River Thames. Vessel crews test their mettle against the challenging conditions, but who will come out on top? Cheer from any number of vantage points along the route, and spot everything from longboats to Stormtroopers.

When: 10 September

Where: Along the Thames, from Millwall Slipway to Ham House, Richmond

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More information from organisers:

The Great River Race is London’s River Marathon. A spectacular boat race up the River Thames, it attracts over 330 crews from all over the globe. The race appeals to every level of competitor! From dedicated athletes who like winning, to those who enjoy laughter, fancy dress and charity stunts, it’s a great fun day out for both competitors and spectators. 

The race again will be run upstream from the Millwall Slipway opposite the Docklands Sailing Centre, Westferry Road E14 3QS to Ham, Richmond. Running the Race upstream means that all crews will have the benefit of the prevailing flood tide.

The race really has become a truly international event with crews coming from Australia, America, Bermuda, Canada, Croatia, Poland, Holland, Italy, Sweden, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Channel Islands, as well as all over the UK.

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