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The Great River Race, London, Sept 2012 | by roger.w800
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The Great River Race, London, Sept 2012

Competitors taking part in London's Great River Race, on Saturday, 15 September 2012.

The event is open to pretty much all man-powered craft, from small two-oared boats right up to Dragon Boats.

The race starts at London's Docklands at Canary Wharf, and follows a 21 mile (yes, twenty-one mile!) course, up-river to Ham in Surrey!

My thanks to Westminster Boating Base for allowing me on to their jetty (in suitable buoyancy gear) to get this viewpoint

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Taken on September 15, 2012