great river race 2009 richmond

The UK Traditional Boat Championship

21.6 Miles from London Docklands to Ham in Surrey

The Great River Race, London’s River Marathon, is a spectacular boat race up the River Thames that attracts over 300 crews from all over the globe and appeals to every level of competitor from those who enjoy fun, fancy dress and charity stunts, to serious sportsmen and women who like to win. A great fun day out for competitors and spectators alike.


  • 15:00 - Kew Bridge
  • 15:30 - Richmond Bridge
  • 15:40 - Finish at the riverside below Ham House