The Race for Doggett's Coat & Badge
Congratulations to the winner of the 299th Race for Doggett's Coat & Badge, Nathaniel Brice. The race took place on 12 July 2013 and also saw the following competitors pass the finish line in consecutive order: Henry McCarthy, Stuart Coleman, Charlie Maynard, Samuel Metcalf and Dominic Coughlin. All competitors should be commended for completing this long race in intense heat.
About the race
Doggett's race is one of the oldest continuous, annually-staged sporting events in the world and has taken place on the Thames every year since 1715. Read more about it on our history page.
Countdown For Next Race
Friday 12th July 2013 - 12:45pm
28 October 2013
Winner of the 2013 race Nathaniel Brice has been fitted for his hand-stitched coat by Ilford-based tailors Costellos and Sons. The company has illustrious connections, having made suits for several celebrities and Heath Ledger’s costume in the Batman film The Dark Knight.
The coat and badge will formally be presented to him in a ceremonial awards dinner at Fishmongers’ Hall on 13 November.
12 July 2013
Very many congratulations to Nathaniel Brice, winner of the 299th Race for Doggett's Coat and Badge. All 6 competitors put in incredibly hard work on a hot day - well done to all.
Tim Koch On The 2013 ‘Coat and Badge’