Challenges, Leagues and Clubs

Add variety and focus to your workouts by joining a challenge, league or club.

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Challenges

Online challenges are a great way to add variety and focus to your workouts. They also provide an opportunity to connect with a vibrant and active indoor rowing community.

Whether you are a beginner or a rowing pro, there are a wide range of challenges available online. Most have a distance and/or time focus ranging from sprint challenges through to long distance endurance rowing. The formats vary and include live races, relays, leagues or one-off challenges that you sign-up to.

Here is a selection of websites offering online rowing challenges – try a few to see which you enjoy the most:

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Try one of our British Rowing challenges

Challenge Real Distance
(kilometres)
Machine Challenge
(metres)
John O’Groats to Lands End 1407km 1407m
Rio 2016 Challenge - 2016m
M1 Motorway 311km 3110m
English Channel 34km 3400m
River Thames 346km 3460m
River Severn 354km 3540m
M6 Motorway 370km 3700m
Route 66 USA 3940km 3940m
Round the World 40,075km 4008m
Atlantic Rowing Race 4700km 4700m
River Nile 6650km 6650m
Oxford Cambridge Boat Race 6779km 6779m
Challenge:
John O’Groats to Lands End
Real Distance
(kilometres):
1407km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
1407m
Challenge:
Rio 2016 Challenge
Real Distance
(kilometres):
-
Machine Challenge
(metres):
2016m
Challenge:
M1 Motorway
Real Distance
(kilometres):
311km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
3110m
Challenge:
English Channel
Real Distance
(kilometres):
34km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
3400m
Challenge:
River Thames
Real Distance
(kilometres):
346km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
3460m
Challenge:
River Severn
Real Distance
(kilometres):
354km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
3540m
Challenge:
M6 Motorway
Real Distance
(kilometres):
370km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
3700m
Challenge:
Route 66 USA
Real Distance
(kilometres):
3940km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
3940m
Challenge:
Round the World
Real Distance
(kilometres):
40,075km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
4008m
Challenge:
Atlantic Rowing Race
Real Distance
(kilometres):
4700km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
4700m
Challenge:
River Nile
Real Distance
(kilometres):
6650km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
6650m
Challenge:
Oxford Cambridge Boat Race
Real Distance
(kilometres):
6779km
Machine Challenge
(metres):
6779m

Online Leagues

If you enjoy taking part in challenges and want to participate in them on a regular basis, we recommend joining an online league.

Here’s a selection of online leagues. If you are part of a league that isn’t listed below, email us at indoor@britishrowing.org and we will add it to the website.

Indoor Rowers LeagueCross Team ChallengeNonathlonConcept2 Challenge
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A community for all types of indoor rowing.Online community challenges and league. Where will you rank?Test yourself all year round and attempt to become a Nonathlon champion.Join the world of indoor rowers on Facebook every month.
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A community for all types of indoor rowing.
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Online community challenges and league. Where will you rank?
C,L,C Nonathlon
Test yourself all year round and attempt to become a Nonathlon champion.
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Join the world of indoor rowers on Facebook every month.

Indoor Rowing Clubs

If you are looking for like-minded indoor rowers to train with or simply want to connect with the indoor rowing community, why not join an indoor rowing club.

There are a mix of online only, those who train remotely but join up for particular events, plus more traditional venue based clubs. Find out more below:

Indoor Rowing Clubs

Club Name Location
Drill Power UK Online Team
Empty the Tanks Worldwide Online Team
Fitness Matters Indoor Rowing Worldwide Online Team
Forum Flyers Worldwide Online Team
Free Spirits Rowing Worldwide Online Team
Paddy Power Worldwide Online Team
Q-POWER Worldwide Online Team (membership criteria apply)
Team RowPro Worldwide Online Team(for RowPro users only)
Sub 7 Indoor Rowing Club Worldwide Online Team
Tribesports Worldwide Online Team
Taff Attack Racing Wales (Invitation only)
Welsh Sea Rowing Association Indoor Rowing Club Online Team (WSRA members only)
MAD Team IRC Birmingham
Red Line Rowers Indoor Community Rowing Club Norwich
Club Name:
Drill Power
Location:
UK Online Team
Club Name:
Empty the Tanks
Location:
Worldwide Online Team
Club Name:
Fitness Matters Indoor Rowing
Location:
Worldwide Online Team
Club Name:
Forum Flyers
Location:
Worldwide Online Team
Club Name:
Free Spirits Rowing
Location:
Worldwide Online Team
Club Name:
Paddy Power
Location:
Worldwide Online Team
Club Name:
Q-POWER
Location:
Worldwide Online Team (membership criteria apply)
Club Name:
Team RowPro
Location:
Worldwide Online Team(for RowPro users only)
Club Name:
Sub 7 Indoor Rowing Club
Location:
Worldwide Online Team
Club Name:
Tribesports
Location:
Worldwide Online Team
Club Name:
Taff Attack Racing
Location:
Wales (Invitation only)
Club Name:
Welsh Sea Rowing Association Indoor Rowing Club
Location:
Online Team (WSRA members only)
Club Name:
MAD Team IRC
Location:
Birmingham
Club Name:
Red Line Rowers Indoor Community Rowing Club
Location:
Norwich

A selection of clubs are provided above, but let us know if you want your club to be added to our website by emailing indoor@britishrowing.org.

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