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On Saturday, Britain's two most celebrated universities meet up for a battle that will be viewed by thousands — the annual Boat Race. It will be the 158th race, which was kicked off in 1829 when a Cambridge student wrote to a friend at Oxford proposing the showdown. The event takes place over a 6.8 kilometer stretch of the tidal Thames.
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