Head of the Cuyahoga

  • Hosted By: Cleveland Rowing Foundation
  • 2017 Registered Regatta

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To: Reporters, Producers and Assignment Editors

From: The Cleveland Rowing Foundation

Mark Your Calendars: The 21st annual Head of the Cuyahoga (HOTC) regatta is set for Saturday, September 16, 2017:


* Club, collegiate and scholastic rowing teams as well as individual scullers will be racing. More than 2,000 rowers representing 48 programs competed last year.


* Boats race a 5,000-meter course from just north of Arcelor Mittal Steel to Rivergate Park (you can see the finish line from the patio at Cleveland Metroparks' popular Merwin’s Wharf pub).


* Rivergate Park, home of the Cleveland Rowing Foundation Boathouse, is at 1003 British Street, Cleveland.


* Racing begins at 8 a.m. and ends by 4 p.m. Rain or shine.


For more information: Kirk Lang, executive director of the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and regatta director:  216.308.4183