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Head of the Ohio 2017

This year’s Head of the Ohio will take place on Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th on the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, PA.

Stay tuned to this page and the HOTO website for updates on the 2017 race!

Learn more about the race below and at the official HOTO website.


The annual Head of the Ohio Regatta is held on the first Saturday and Sunday in October each year.

The race is actually on the Allegheny River rather than the Ohio River.

About the Event:

The Head of the Ohio is  a classic fall head race held along the banks of downtown Pittsburgh on the Allegheny River. It’s a 2.8-mile race that attracts about 2,000 athletes from over 100 organizations around the USA, as well as Canada.

See the official website for more details including registration, schedule, results, etc. www.HeadoftheOhio.org

Questions? Contact Race Director, Megan Kuehm