Newnham Head

Newnham Head will take place on February 5th 2022. Entries open now! 



Popularly known as the ‘friendliest race on the Cam’, Newnham Head is a timed head race held in Lent Term, open to all men’s and women’s eights.

The event is a timed head race from the A14 ‘motorway bridge’ to the railway bridge, a distance of approximately 2km.

You can find our marshalling instructions for the 2022 Newnham Head below as well as the race regulations and provisional draw. 


For enquiries, please email the Regatta Secretaries at