The Club's Results
Lent Term 2006
Sat 21st January
A timed headrace in two parts, length 2x2600m
Beginning of term race practice for many college crews.
Head of the Nene
Sat 4th February
An important regional 5000m timed head race
Several of the top college crews travel to race at Peterborough, for this invariably unpleasant but key race in preparation for the bumps.
Newnham Short Course
Sat 4th February
A timed head race from the Little Bridge to the Railings (approx 1600m)
With several 1st and some 2nd VIIIs racing at Peterborough, only a subset of college crews race.
Fri 10th February
A timed head race over 2200 - from Little Bridge to Peter's Posts
The last timed head race on the Cam before Lents - and a useful form guide with many college boats competing.
Sat 18th February
A side-by-side knock out regatta on the reach, over 1100m
An event for college crews run in 3 divisions. For many crews, the last race practice before the bumps, and a popular event.
Battle for the Fleeces
Wed 22nd February
A side by side race on the Reach to decide who gets free kit and the honour of rowing in TR4
Lent Bumps Getting-on Race
Fri 24th February
The 2000m qualifying race for the Lent Bumps
The Lent Bumps are the focus of the term for college rowing, but only those boats finishing higher than 10th from the bottom of last year's races are automatically entered. All other crews must compete for the 10 places available.
Tue 28th February - Sat 4th March
The famous Cambridge University Bumps on the River Cam
The focus of the year so far. The Lent Bumps are smaller and less prestigious than the May Bumps, but nevertheless involve 69 men's and 52 women's crews.
Up 2 - Bumped Newnham III, Trinity Hall II and Downing II, bumped by Newnham III
Up 4 - Bumped Downing III, Queens' III, Peterhouse II and St. Catharine's II
Women's Head of the River Race
Sat 11th March
The Women's Eights Head, on the Tideway in London.
The largest women's only race in the country, raced in early March over the Championship Course - 4 1/4 miles, with the stream, from Mortlake to Putney.
2nd Trinity Challenge Sculls
Tue 14th March
A timed sculling race for single and double sculls over a course from Little Bridge to Peter's Posts, run by First and Third.
This is an historic event, but recently has been run continously since only 1999. The event is for single sculls, both shell and clinker, as well as double sculls.