Cancer Research UK The Boat Race 79 82 Oxford Cambridge
    The Cancer Research UK Boat Races Sunday 2nd April 2017 4.35pm & 5.35pm
Cancer Research UK The Women's Boat Race 30 41 Oxford Cambridge

Experience the Boat Race in person

Experience the Boat Race in person

Enjoy the festival atmosphere of The Boat Race by watching for free from one of the many vantage points along the course. You should be able to find a place to watch on either side of the river along the full length of the course, but particular areas to note are: Putney Embankment and Bishops Park (at the start); Hammersmith and Barnes (mid-course); Dukes Meadows and Chiswick Bridge (at the finish).

Events at the river bank kick off at 12pm at Bishop's Park, Fulham and the Adnams Fan Park in Furnivall Gardens, Hammersmith. In both parks the Races will be broadcast live on the big screens and there will also but a great selection of refreshements available.

Race day timetable

Eating and Drinking
Great places to eat and drink on Race day, within reach of the river bank. Read more
Getting to the Race
Parking is tricky on Race Day, so your best bet is public transport. Read more
The Course
Learn more about the historic Boat Race course. Read more
Men's Blue Boats
Compare this year's Men's Blue Boat Crews Read more
Race day timetable
Find out what's happening when on Race day. Read more
The Great Row
Find out about Cancer Research UK's mass participation rowing event Read more