Head of the Lake

  • Hosted By: Lake Washington Rowing Club

The Head of the Lake is a 3 mile race.The race starts in Lake Union at the College Club dock with views of the Seattle skyline and the Space Needle and follows the shoreline past Pocock Rowing Center and under the University Bridge. It continues east through Portage Bay and the Montlake Cut into Union Bay. After passing Fox Point at the Washington Arboreteum and still heading east towards Lake Washington, the course follows a buoyed 3-point turn heading north and continues northwest towards Husky Stadium and Conibear shell house. The finish line is about 200 meters outside the entrance to Conibear Shell house. Download Map...

Schedule of Events
Friday November 1, 2024

7:00 pm Mandatory Coaches & coxswains meeting via zoom. Link will be posted the week of HOTL.

Saturday November 2, 2024
Lake Washington Rowing Club, 910 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103  map
11:00 AM Trailer parking begins at LWRC
UW Home Football Game. No parking at UW until Sunday Morning.
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Race Packet Pickup at LWRC
Regatta merchandise for sale

Sunday November 3, 2024
Conibear Shellhouse, 3896 Walla Walla Road, Seattle, WA 98195 on the UW Athletics Campus  map
2:00 am Reminder that Pacific Daylight Time Ends, clocks fall back one hour
4:30 am Trailer parking opens at UW
6:00-8:00 am Race packet pick-up outside Conibear Shell house.
6:30 am – 12:00 pm HOTL Regatta merchandise for sale at Conibear Shellhouse
8:00 am – 12:30 pm RACING (see Regatta Central for race results)
8:30 am – 1:30 pm Winning crews pick up medals outside Conibear Shellhouse

At the Montlake Cut:  Best place to view the races! Sunday 8:00-1:00