The Boat Race is an annual contest between two rowing crews from Oxford and Cambridge universities.
The Race takes place close to Easter each year on the River Thames in West London between Putney and Mortlake.
The first race took place in 1829 in Henley on Thames following a challenge between old school friends. Since the second race in 1836 the contest has taken place in London.
the race is on the 2nd April 2017