Try a Race this Year!

Jan 09, 2017

This is the time of year when we start thinking about goals—fitness goals, workplace or family goals—you name it, it’s all about that ‘clean slate’ start to a new year. If you need a training goal, perhaps you should think about training for a 2000 meter race on the Concept2 Indoor Rower.

Hundreds of indoor rowing races are held around the world each year, including the World Indoor Rowing Championship (WIRC) aka the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints in Boston, Massachussetts. Our race calendar can help you find an event near you, while we also have a list of international races.

Indoor racing is open to anyone—you don't have to be a champion. We encourage everyone to consider participating in a race, or at least coming to watch one. It makes a great training goal to get you through the tough sessions. If you’re thinking of taking part, check out our First Time Race Advice.

Most races take place over the Olympic regatta distance of 2000 meters, and there are recognized age group records for this and a number of other distances. Don't forget the qualifying period for the World Games ends on 28 February 2017 via the Concept2 Online Logbook and Rankings.

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This legend has gone and done it again...NEW WORLD RECORD! 5000m in 18:43.1 smashing the previous mark of 19:27.1 WELL DONE @kate_hilliard 👏👏👏 #skierg #worldrecord #98gym

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