Scullers Head of the River Race

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Scullers Head of the River Race
Frequency Annual
Location(s) Championship Course, River Thames in London, England
Years active 1954-Present
Previous event 16 November 2013
Next event November 2014
Participants 500 crews

The Scullers Head of the River Race is a rowing race held annually on the River Thames Championship Course from Mortlake to Putney, open to single scullers only.

The Scullers Head was first raced in 1954 when it was won by John Marsden.[1] It now attracts entries of over 500 scullers making it one of the largest single division sculling races in the world.

The race is organised by Vesta Rowing Club.

Recent results[edit]

Date Winner Club Time
2001 Guy Pooley Leander Club 20:03.94
2003 cancelled due to exceptional weather conditions
2004 Mark Hunter Leander 21:22.13
2005 Tom Gale Tideway Scullers School 22:05.18
2006 Mahé Drysdale Tideway Scullers School 19:55.26
2007 George Whittaker Imperial College Boat Club 20:58.76
2008 Alan Campbell Tideway Scullers School 20:30.57
2009 Jamie Kirkwood Imperial College Boat Club 20:55.38
2010 Stephen Feeney[2] London Rowing Club 21:31.20
2011 Adam Freeman-Pask Imperial College Boat Club 21:09.02
2012 Alan Campbell Tideway Scullers School 20:43.32
2013 S Verstraete Walton Rowing Club 21:06.99

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Daily Telegraph Obituary John Marsden 5 March 2004
  2. ^

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