STAGING asensei British Rowing Virtual Championships 2021 - British Rowing

asensei Virtual Championships

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We’re delighted to announce the return of the British Rowing Virtual Championships on Saturday 11 September, 2021. This year’s event is open to anyone who enjoys indoor rowing, from competitive indoor rowers to fitness enthusiasts or complete beginners. Got a question? Check our frequently asked questions or email us.


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In addition to the standard events we are excited to offer two new races for 2021. The full list of races available is below:

  • 2000m and Junior timed events
  • 500m
  • Adaptive 4 minute and 1 minute events
  • 100m Super Sprint
  • 30 minute Challenge Row

Frequently Asked Questions

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Equipment Requirements

    To take part in this competition you will need to provide;

  • A static Concept 2 Rower with either PM3, PM4 or PM5 monitor updated to the latest firmware (via Concept 2 Utility).
  • A USB (A to B cable) to link from your monitor to computer.
  • A Windows or Mac computer with Chrome browser installed.
  • Stable internet connection with a ping/latency of below 250ms to Time Team’s Homerace system (This can be tested here).

Safety & Welfare Instructions

The Organising Committee of BRVC recognises their duty of care to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to provide a safe environment for all those involved in the event in whatever capacity.

In order to achieve this, please read the British Rowing Welfare Policy Statement and complete this form if you have any concerns/issues, accidents or incidents – no matter how trivial they may appear.

The League

To make asensei British Rowing Virtual Championships accessible to everyone, we will be running the BRVC league to offer a second way for indoor rowers worldwide to get involved. This year’s LEAGUE will be bigger and better than before, offering the chance to take on 1 minute, 100 metres, 500 metres, 2000 metres, 5000m and 30 minute distances and times. It doesn’t matter what indoor rowing machine you have, you can simply pick and choose how many of the events you take part in. The league will be open until 12th of September 2021.


Free Training Plans

With the introduction of the new 100m and 30 minute races for 2021, we’ve pulled together training plans for both these formats which are available exclusively on British Rowing Plus. Indoor subscribers can access this now but as a special offer, non-subscribers can try the first two weeks of the plans for free by signing up to our Go Row Indoor mailing list below: