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Thames Valley Trial Head - THIS WEEKEND

On Sunday 29th January 2012 Dorney Lake will play host to the Thames Valley Trial Head, a time trial where 500 crews pit their wits against the clock over the Olympic rowing course. The event is organised by the Marlow Regatta committee, who are responsible for this and the flagship regatta which will run 7 weeks before the Olympic Games.

Local entries include Marlow RC, Maidenhead RC, Henley RC, Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School,Great Marlow, Langley Academy, Windsor Boys, The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe. Other clubs include, Bexhill, Swansea, Stratford-on-Avon, Llandaff, Christchurch, Folkestone, and Nottingham.

The Committee are delighted to welcome eights representing Osiris (these are Oxford University Women's Boat race trial crews), who will race over 2,000m against their Cambridge counterparts on March 25th at Henley.

Racing starts at 09.30 and is divided into 3 divisions, the last of which will commence at 13.30

Come and see crews test their mettle against the clock– and keep your fingers crossed for good weather!

By John Simm
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