Take up the Challenge from
Katherine Grainger
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The GB Rowing Team invites you to get fit this February and put yourself to the test - just like our rowers in this important year for British Sport!


What is it?

The challenge is simple, fun and open to everyone of any ability aged 16 and over. Get on a rowing machine, train and register your best 2K time in February. 2K is the race distance for Britain’s rowers at the 2012 Olympic Games and the GB Rowing Team Senior Trials in March.

What if I'm a beginner?

Whether you have never rowed 2K before or are an old hand at it, use our training guides, written for you by Olympic rowing gold medallist Martin Cross, to build your fitness up to reaching that distance and registering a time.


Reduce your stroke risk by being active and help cure others by getting sponsored to hit a target or race a colleague and raise money for The Stroke Association.

Get racing!

Once registered you can start posting times and enter as many as you want between February 1 and February 29, 2012, to see how much you can improve.

Good luck and get started with The Nation on Trial!