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2,000 entries. 200 clubs. 100 events.

2017 MidAtlantic Erg Sprints

Erg Sprints is the largest indoor rowing event for juniors in the United States
and the largest satellite qualifying event for the World Indoor Rowing Championships (C.R.A.S.H.-Bs).

Tradition

1986: Kitty Porterfield, coaches, and boosters organize the first Erg Sprints with 30 Model A ergs and 40 volunteers. 2016: 2,000+ entries from 100 clubs, 126 Model Ds, supported by 250 volunteers!

CRASH-B Qualifier

Ergs Sprints is the largest indoor rowing event for juniors in the United States and the largest satellite qualifying event for the World Indoor Rowing Championships (CRASH-Bs).

100+ Events

Chose from lots of categories: junior, collegiate, masters, adaptive, lightweight, coxswains, fitness club, parent/child pairs, and kids. Do you really like to erg? Sign up for the half marathon or marathon!

Registration

Take advantage of early bird on-line registration through January 7! On-line registration closes January 28. Or register on-site the day of the event. See the Registration page for more information.

Awards

Medals will be awarded for 1st thru 3rd place event finishers. Earn points for your team: 8 overall team trophies will be awarded to Club, Collegiate, High Schools (juniors), and Fitness Club teams.

Volunteer

The success of the Erg Sprints depends on the efforts of nearly 200 volunteers. Sign up for a shift (or two!) to help run a safe and fun competition. See the Volunteer page for more information.

SCHEDULE

This is a tentative schedule and subject to change.

Junior 20-Minute Events

INCLUDES: Junior Lightweight Men, Junior Lightweight Women, Junior Men, Junior Women

100mins

Junior

30-Minute Events

INCLUDES: College Men, College Women, Open Men, Open Women, Masters Men, Masters Women, Senior Men, Senior Women, Veteran Men, Veteran Women

50mins

Veteran, Senior & Master 2,000m Events

INCLUDES: Veteran A (50-54) Men and Women; Veteran B (55-59) Men and Women; Veteran C (60-64) Men and Women; Veteran D (65-69) Men and Women; Veteran E (70-74) Men and Women; Veteran F (75-79) Men and Women; Veteran G (80+) Men and Women; Senior (age 40-49) Men and Women; Master (30-39) Men and Women; Fitness Club Challenge Men and Women

50mins

Junior 1,000 & 2,000m Events

INCLUDES: Junior (age 13) men and women 1,000m; Junior (age 14) men and women 1,000m; Junior (age 15) lightweight men and women 1,500m; Junior (age 15) men and women 1,500m; Junior (age 16) lightweight men and women 1,500m; Junior (age 16) men and women 1,500m; Junior (age 17) lightweight men and women 2,000m; Junior (age 17) men and women 2,000m; Junior (age18-19) lightweight men and women 2,000m; Junior (age18-19) men and women 2,000m

230mins

College & Open 2,000m Events

INCLUDES: College Freshmen Men and Women 2,0000m; College Lightweight Men and Women 2,000m; College Men and Women 2,000m; Open Lightweight Men and Women 2,000m; Open Men and Women 2,000m

30mins

Kids & Parent/Child 500m Dash

INCLUDES: Kids (5-12) 500m Dash; Parent/Child Mixed 500m Dash; Parent/Child Men 500m Dash; Parent/Child Women 500m Dash

10mins

Adaptive Events

INCLUDES: Adaptive Men and Women Physically Disabled (Arms/Shoulders); Adaptive Men and Women Physically Disabled (Trunk/Arms); Adaptive Men and Women Physically Disabled (Legs/Trunk/Arms); Adaptive Men and Women Intellectually Disabled (Legs/Trunk/Arms)

20mins

500m & Relay Events

INCLUDES: Junior and College Coxswains Men and Women 500m; Junior, College, Open and Fitness Club Mixed (2M/2W) 2,000m Relay; 500m Sprint Championships for Junior, College Men, Master, Senior and Veteran Men and Women

60mins

Quad & Double Slides

INCLUDES: Junior Men and Women 3-Minute Crash (Double Slide); College Men and Women 3-Minute Crash (Double Slide); Open Men and Women 3-Minute Crash (Double Slide); Master (30-39) Men and Women 3-Minute Crash (Double Slide); Senior (40-49) Men and Women 3-Minute Crash (Double Slide); Veteran A+ (40-49) Men and Women 3-Minute Crash (Double Slide); Junior Men and Women 5-Minute Quad Slide; College Men and Women 5-Minute Quad Slide; Open Men and Women 5-Minute Quad Slide; Master (30-39) Men and Women 5-Minute Quad Slide; Senior (40-49) Men and Women 5-Minute Quad Slide; Veteran A+ (40-49) Men and Women 5-Minute Quad Slide

300mins

Half Marathon & Marathon Events

INCLUDES: Open Men and Women Erg Marathon (42,195m); Open Men and Women Erg Half Marathon (21,097m)

150mins

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T-Shirts & Raffle Tickets

Event t-shirts and raffle tickets will be available for purchase. Check back here soon for more information.

2000

athletes

100

clubs

126

Model D ergs

250

volunteers

REGISTER

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venue

The Erg Sprints are hosted by the Alexandra Crew Boosters Club

TC Williams High School

3330 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302
6.5 mi from Washington, D.C.

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SPONSORS

Thank you to the following sponsors for helping to make this event possible.