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HAMMERSMITH HEAD

A Spring Head Race on the Tideway in London

Auriol Kensington Rowing Club hosts this head race in the spring each year. Raced between Chiswick and Hammersmith Bridges on the outgoing tide. The event is open to Eights, Quads and Fours in selected Open, Women's and Junior categories
Details of the host club can be found at www.akrowing.com

LATEST UPDATE

Congratulations to all the winning crews! 

The usual verification checks of the winning crews highlighted concerns with the entries from one club which subsequently led to queries over a second. As a result, nine crews from two clubs have been disqualified from Hammersmith Head due to undeclared substitutions. Please click below to see a full statement from the committee.

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NEXT RACE

Sunday 26th February 2023 - Start TBC
Closed River Course: Chiswick Bridge to Hammersmith Bridge (approx. 2 3/4 miles)

Held under British Rowing Rules of Racing and the Rowsafe code

QUICK LINKS FOR COMPETITORS
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The race is run in early spring and conditions on the Tideway can be challenging. With 300 boats on the water it is essential that all crews are aware of the rules and where they need to be at any time to ensure a safe and enjoyable event

Please read all documentation on the Information for Competitors page and ensure all your competing crews and coxswains are fully briefed

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