Great River Race 2012
Gruelling 21 mile race passes Chiswick around lunch time
The 2012 Great River Race will again be run upstream from London Docklands to Ham. The gruelling 21 mile course attracts both the true racer and the leisure rower.
Around 300 crews from all over the globe take part – all traditional style with a minimum of 4 oars or paddles and carrying a cox and passenger.
You can atch the Great River Race from Chiswick Pier on Saturday 15 September.
The race begins at Docklands at 10.40 and the first boats should be passing Chiswick Pier by 12.45 with the winner arriving at Ham at around 13.40.
Chiswick Pier is a wonderful vantage point for spectators so come along and whilst watching the race enjoy the BBQ, Fullers’ bar, and refreshments.
The Pier House opens at 11.00. For further information please check the website at www.chiswickpier.org.uk
September 3, 2012