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Rowing teams head to Lakewood Park in Norfolk for the Annual Halloween Regatta

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Posted at 6:46 PM, Oct 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-27 23:23:05-04

Norfolk, Va. – Hundreds of rowers took advantage of the sunny weather today as they headed to Lakewood Park for a fun-filled event. The Hampton Roads Rowing Club hosted the annual Halloween Regatta “Head of the Lafayette.”

Rowing clubs from all over Hampton Roads brought their boats and Halloween costumes to compete in the 5-thousand meter race down the Lafayette River.

Race participants also competed for “Best Dressed Boat”. Twisted Sister from the Hampton Roads Rowing Club won Best Dressed Boat for Master (adult) rowers. The group that dressed as characters from the Disney movie, UP, won in the Junior’s category for Best Dressed Boat.

For results from the 2013 Head of the Lafayette, click here.