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September 23, 2017, 8:00 am to 11:30 am

The 8th Annual Rumson Boat Race Collegiate Rowing Regatta, presented by Morgan Stanley, returns to the Navesink River on Saturday, September 23. Drexel, Villanova, Army-West Point, Rutgers and United States Coast Guard Academy (invited) men’s and women’s varsity crews will compete for the Governor’s and Mayor’s Cups.

The Rumson Boat Race begins with the Benefit Reception on Friday, September 22 at 7:30 pm at the home of Allan Trent and Lauren Vernon in Rumson. The reception will feature a meet and greet with the college rowing coaches plus live entertainment on the lawn, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and valet parking. Tickets to attend The Rumson Boat Race Benefit Reception are available at www.rfhrowing.com/rumsonboatrace.

The Rumson Boat Race will begin at 8 am, with the collegiate crews launching from Rumson’s Victory Park at 7:30 am. Spectators will enjoy new family activities at Rumson’s Victory Park including the first annual Duck Race, breakfast from local shops, kids friendly table activities, and “Art in the Park”, featuring Rumson-Fair Haven student art pieces. Duck Donuts, Cups & Cakes and Sonny’s Sandwich Shoppe will have breakfast items available for purchase. Weather permitting, the race will be live streamed to watch the crew’s compete as they race along the Navesink River.

Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available. Please reach out to Dawn-Marie Ciardiello, RFHRowing.fundraising@gmail.com for further information. The Rumson Boat Race, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, supports the RFH rowing team and promotes the culture of rowing in the Rumson-Fair Haven communities.


September 23, 2017
8:00 am to 11:30 am
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