The Boat Race
DC Telecast of the Boat Race on the Thames

Saturday, March 24 sees the 164th Boat Race between crews from Cambridge and Oxford and to mark the occasion Cantab DC will be organizing an informal event. Location TBD.

Come support the Light Blue as they compete against Oxford. The races start at 12:20 PM. Grab some food and join in some light-hearted banter. 

Origins of the Race: First raced in 1829 The Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world, originally taking place in Henley on Thames following a challenge between old school friends. Since the second race in 1836 the contest has taken place in London and is watched by thousands along the banks of The Tideway, between Putney and Mortlake and by millions more on TV around the world. 


Call for Rowers: Are you interested in joining the Cantab DC Boat Club for this year's upcoming Cambridge-Oxford Potomac Challenge? Then read more at our Call for Rowers and contact us about getting on the practice roster for this summer.

Transport: Please remember to travel responsibly when leaving the event. We urge you to take public transportation and/or use a taxi. If you register for the Uber Black Car/Taxi Service using the following code (69n6p) you will receive a $20 credit that will be applied to your account. Likewise, if you register for the Lyft Taxi Service using the link provided you will have a free $25 credit applied to your first ride. Travel responsibly!  

Suport the Light Blue of DC! If your company or organization is interested in supporting the Cambridge Boats, please email for more information. 




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Event Information
Saturday, Mar 24 2018 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm [ iCal ]
James Hoban's
1 Dupont Circle NW
Washington, DC 20036