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MRT Coulson Challenge Cup

mrt challenge cup

Named after a member of Durham Regatta and first presented in 1981.


Year Winner
2023Sat York City (Sealy)
WOMEN’S BEGINNERS sculling (W Beg 1x)

Race: Race 116 at 12:55
1st place: York City (Sealy) (Pelaw Wood Station)
2nd place: Durham ARC (Ward) (Racecourse Station)
Verdict: Easily
Time to finish: 2:49
2022Sat Sheffield University (Adamson)
WOMEN’S BEGINNER sculling (W Beg 1x)

Race: Race 129 at 13:20
1st place: Sheffield University (Adamson) (Racecourse Station)
2nd place: Chester-le-Street (Welsh) (Pelaw Wood Station)
Verdict: 1 1/2L
2021Sat Edinburgh Univ BC (Barnard)
WOMEN’S INTERMEDIATE sculling (W Int 1x)

Race: Race 207 at 17:00
1st place: Edinburgh Univ BC (Barnard) (Pelaw Wood Station)
2nd place: Teesside Univ (Freeman) (Racecourse Station)
Verdict: 1 length
2018Sat Durham Univ BC (Wilkinson)

Race: Race 230 at 17:56
1st place: Durham Univ BC (Wilkinson) (Racecourse Station)
2nd place: St John’s College (Cogan) (Pelaw Wood Station)
Verdict: 3L
Time to finish: 2:53.5
2017Sat Durham School (Heslop )
WOMEN’S NOVICE sculling (W.Nov.1x)

Race: Race 255 at 18:32
1st place: Durham School (Heslop ) (Pelaw Wood Station)
2nd place: Queen Elizabeth HS (Barnes) (Racecourse Station)
Verdict: Easily
2016Sat Tees RC (Graham)
WOMEN’S NOVICE sculling (W.NOV.1x)

Race: Race 242 at 18:13
1st place: Tees RC (Graham) (Racecourse Station)
2nd place: John Snow College (Deutsch) (Pelaw Wood Station)
Verdict: 2 lengths
2015Sat Trevelyan Coll BC (Birchall)
WOMEN’S NOVICE sculling (W.NOV.1x)

Race: Race 254 at 18:40
1st place: Trevelyan Coll BC (Birchall) (Lane 2)
2nd place: St Cuthbert’s (Brough-Mylod) (Lane 1)
2010Sun Durham Univ BC (Dodd)

Race: Race 220 at 17:51
1st place: Durham Univ BC (Dodd) (Lane 2)
2nd place: John O Gaunt RC (Sullivan) (Lane 1)
Verdict: 1 ½ lengths