The Club's Results
Lent Term 2023
Newnham Short Course
Sat 4th February
A timed head race from the Motorway Bridge to the Railway Bridge (2k)
Now changed to a 2k race.
Sun 12th February
A 2000m timed head race on the Great Ouse
An event attended by a some Cambridge Colleges, altered to 1.6K in 2023.
Lent Bumps Getting-on Race
Fri 3rd March
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 sufficiently high in last year's races are automatically entered. All other crews must compete for the remaining places available.
Women's Head of the River Race
Sat 4th 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 on the Tideway in London
Tue 7th - Sat 11th 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 57 men's and 63 women's crews.
Tue 14th March
A side-by-side knock out regatta on the reach, over 800m
An event for the lower boats, who haven't generally got on for Lent Bumps
2nd Trinity Challenge Sculls
Tue 14th March
A timed sculling race for singles, doubles and pairs 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 continuously since only 1999. The event is for single sculls, both shell and clinker, as well as double sculls. In 2010 pairs were invited to enter for the first time.
Head of the River Race
Sat 18th March
A huge head race on the Tideway (tidal river Thames) over the University Boat Race course
The largest annual VIIIs head race in the country, attracting most rowing clubs and many University and College crews. The course is 4 1/4 miles, from Mortlake to Putney.
Mon 20th March
A 42195m battle against oneself, and anyone else present.
As it sounds. Crew support is allowed, but often eschewed.
Wed 29th March
A task reserved for those who didn't complete any ergs during the term.
As it sounds.