The Cancer Research UK Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race is back for the 162nd time, and many people are getting excited about going down, supporting their chosen university and soaking up the competitive atmosphere.
This year, the race takes place on Easter Sunday (March 27). The women's Boat Race will begin at 3.10pm, while the men's Boat Race will be at 4.10pm.
And if you're looking to head down to the event, here's all the transport information, road closures and rail information you'll need.
Where does it take place?
A four-and-a-quarter mile course along the River Thames, from Putney to Mortlake. The course starts at Putney Bridge, winds up to Hammersmith Bridge, past Barnes Railway Bridge, then finishes at Chiswick Bridge.
How do I get there?
Start line: Putney Bridge, nearest stations: Putney Bridge (two-minute walk) and Putney (seven-minute walk)
Midpoint: Hammersmith Bridge, nearest stations: Hammersmith (10-minute walk) and Baron's Court (20-minute walk)
Finish line: Chiswick Bridge, nearest stations: Mortlake (10-minute walk), Barnes Bridge (20-minute walk) and Chiswick (15-minute walk)
Rail: Because of Network Rail engineering works, South West Train services between Clapham Junction and Barnes, and Southern services between Victoria and Clapham Junction won't run.
Instead, you can take:
- Rail replacement buses between Clapham Junction and Barnes
- Buses from central London
- The Tube
Driving: No road closures are planned, but traffic may be managed to assist with the 100,000 people expected to attend, and this may cause delays in the event area.
Buses: Traffic may be managed, and this may cause delays to buses travelling through the event area.
Tube: The following stations are near the event, and may be busier than usual:
- East Putney
- Putney Bridge
If you fancy coming along and watching the Boat Race from a pub, here are the best places to go.