North of England Head of the River Race

Organised by Royal Chester Rowing Club under ARA rules.

Raced over 3 ½ miles on the River Dee from Eccleston Ferry to Dee Lane.

Saturday 16 March 2002

Bar lunches available in Royal Chester Rowing Club from 11am

See start order & results

Division X in Eights - Start 10:30am

Vet B, Vet C, Vet D, Vet E, Vet F, Vet G

W Elite, W Sen1, W Sen2, W Sen3, W Sen4, W Nov, W Jun, W J16

4Sc Junior 4x-, J16 4x-, J15 4x+, J14 4x+

Division Y in Eights - Start 1:45pm

Elite, Sen1, Sen2, Sen3, Sen4, Nov, Jun, J16, J15, W Vet

8Sc J14

4Sc W Junior 4x-, W J16 4x-, W J15 4x+, W J14 4x+


The fastest overall crew and the fastest women’s crew will receive tankards.

Class winners will receive individual medal and a Club Pennant.

Entry Details

If there is only one entry in a class it will be assumed the crew is willing to be moved up to the next class.

Entry Fees:

£48.00 for all Eights except Juniors

Entry fees for Juniors reduced to:

£36.00 for Junior Eights and Octuples

£18.00 for Junior Quad Sculls

Please make cheques payable to ‘Royal Chester Rowing Club’

A surcharge of £1.00 per seat will be levied on all crews whose completed entry forms and fees are not received before Sunday 10th March 2002.

ARA registration or a day ticket (price £13) is required

Entries sent by post must be received by Saturday 9th March 2002 and telephoned and e-mailed entries by 12 noon Sunday 10th March 2002, and confirmed on standard ARA forms, to:

Paul Johnston
15 Meadowfield Road

Tel 01244 679932    Club 01244 322468

E-mail entries to

Reminder to all crews

·         ARA registration required or day ticket must be included in entry fees

·         Remember rules for Veteran classification

·         This event complies with the ARA Water Safety Code

See start order & results

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