The Head of the Charles Regatta, marking its 50th year, is arguably the nation’s most famous rowing competition. It takes place October 18 and 19 this year.
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The course runs upstream from the Boston University Boathouse in Cambridge to Christian Herter Park in Allston.
8 A.M. TO 7 P.M.
Memorial Drive will be closed from the Cambridge Boat Club to Western Avenue.
Members of lightweight teams cannot average more than
Women: 125 pounds
Men: 155 pounds
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Want more information?
Call 617-868-6200 or visit hocr.org.