CRA Annual Eight Oared Time Race

(A word version of the 2019 entry form can be found here ) 

89th Annual Eight Oared Time Race

Thursday 4th July 2019 at 7.30 pm


COURSE: From Red Post downstream of The Plough (nearest post to Grassy Corner) to seat before end of Towpath (downstream of “Pike & Eel”)


DISTANCE: 1,500 Metres

START TIME:  7.30pm (Crews should be beyond The Plough by 7.15pm).


Glass Tankards will be awarded to:

  • MEN: FASTEST- Eight, Novice Eight, Junior Eight and Masters  Eight (Handicapped).
  • WOMEN:  FASTEST - Eight, Novice Eight, Junior Eight and Masters Eight (Handicapped).

The Tankards may be awarded differently if there is only one crew in a category.


START: Please turn beyond the A14 Road Bridge and pull into the bank before the start at the appropriate number.  Crews will be started from the Red Post at 30-second intervals


OVERTAKING:          Crews should overtake on the left (Meadow Side).  Crews being overtaken must allow the overtaking crew to pass.


FINISH:                       The finish post will be positioned near the seat before the end of the towpath.


AFTER FINISH:         After crossing the finish line keep moving upstream to your boathouse.


PRESENTATION:     Outside '99 Boathouse at 8.45 pm


Entry Fee:   £64 / eight    (£8 / seat)

Cheques payable to the “Cambridgeshire Rowing Association”.
Or paid direct to CRA Account: Sort Code 20-17-35 - A/C 70235342 – Ref: CRA Time Race)
Completed Entry Form to be returned with the entry fee by Monday 1st July 2019 to: 

Bill Key    4 Parr Close, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9YH

Tel:  01223 234506;  Email