Newnham Head

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.

For enquiries, please email the Regatta Secretaries at