CCRC Christmas Head Race

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Our annual Christmas race takes place on Saturday 8 December 2018, with crews racing upstream from Peter's Post to Goldie Boat House.

It's a light-hearted race with many crews getting involved with the festive spirit by wearing fancy dress.

Come join in the fun and enjoy some Christmas cheer!

Please note that this year we will be running the event from Goldie Boathouse. Numbers can be collected from 9am


Entries are now closed for the 2018 event.


Provisional results will become available soon after each division:

2018 Results By Category
2018 Results By Time
2018 Results By Divison

  • Draw

The provisional draw is availble here CCRC Xmas Head Final Draw

After the draw has been published, no entry fee refunds will be given.

Division times

  • Division 1: 10:30am
  • Division 2: 12:00pm
  • Division 3: 13:30pm

Competitor information

Please read the competitor information prior to the race


Prizes will be given for:

  • Senior categories with 3 or more entries
  • Junior categories with 2 or more entries
  • The best fancy dress
  • The best line under Green Dragon Bridge

Prize giving will be in the Waterman Pub on Chesterton Road from 17:30

Payment details

Entry fees can be paid by BACS or cheque / cash on the day. Cheques should be made payable to City of Cambridge Rowing Club and posted to us.  
BACS details are below:

NatWest Bank: City of Cambridge Rowing Club
Account: 24150363
Sort Code: 60-04-23

Other Info

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Any questions?

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Previous Results

2017 Results
2016 Results
2015 Results

2018 Xmas Head Results


Chrismas Head 2018 Results

Fastest Crew: Downing M1
Best Fancy Dress: Cantabs Stormtroopers (109)
Best Line Under Green Dragon Bridge: Blitzen Cantabs (341)

Number Name Club Category
157 J Goode Cantabs IM31x
174 Christmas Elf Cantabs J15 1x
257 Cameron 99's J17 1x
358 J18-1x-A Leys J18 1x
159 Hanson Cantabs Senior 1x
168 Mills Champion of the Thames W1x
364 Ella Rob Roy WJ14 1x
258 Emma 99's WJ18 1x
231 Young Men St Neots 2-
154 Angel Gabriel Cantabs J15 2x
337 The Love Boat CCRC M Masters 2x
353 Gulia & Matt MEBC & KCBC M Student 2x
150 The Cratchett Boys 99's Senior 2x
166 Meadows St Mary's WJ14 2x
160 Mince Pies Cantabs WJ16 2x
250 Tilly 99's WJ17 2x
247 Affleck-Mills Champion of the Thames Womens Masters D 2x
352 Sidney 99's Senior 2x
118 I thought this was a Clare crew CCRC 4+
145 Fitz Frankincence Fitz Mixed 4+
229 Crimbo Bimbos ARU Novice 4+
146 Middle Earth CCRC W4+
332 J15-4x-A Leys J15 4x
121 Boys Quad CCRC J14 4xP
320 Presidents Quad CCRC 4x-
123 Do they know it's Quadmas 99's Mixed 4x-
341 Blitzen Cantabs WJ18 4-
138 Cupid Cantabs WJ14 4x+
135 Girls  Coxed Quad CCRC WJ15 4x+
312 Maui Chesterton Chesterton Closed
203 Champs M1 Champion of the Thames Mens 8's
107 BBeer St Radegund Masters C/D 8's
204 Grumpy Old Men CCRC Masters E-G 8's
104 Pottering around in Boats 99's Senior Mixed 8's
101 Downing M1 Downing Student 8's
120 9 Grads Rowing Pembroke Student Mixed 8's
125 Prancer Cantabs WJ18 8's
211 Intermediate Women Cantabs Womens 8's
326  Press Gang Xpress Womens Masters C/D 8's
224 Champs W3 Champion of the Thames Women's Novice 8's
130 Santas Rowdeer Womens Lower 8's Hughes Hall
304 Rudolph Cantabs Junior 8x+

Christmas Head 2018 Entries Now Open

Christmas Head 2018 Poster

2016 Christmas Head Results

Full results for the 2016 Christmas Head can be found on

2015 Christmas Head Results

2015 Results

Additional information