The ROWfit Virtual Indoor Rowing Series aims to help develop home- and club-based virtual Indoor racing to temporarily replace the usual IIRC Race Series of the PROVINCES IRC and the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Watch VIRC 3 (formerly PIRC) on Saturday 21st November 2020

Watch VIRC 2 again- streamed Saturday 24th October 2020 

Check out the first Event Saturday 3rd October 2020 here:

Q: What is the ROWfit Virtual Indoor Rowing Race Series?
A: Three (3) Events comprising of rowing machine racing on an internet platform (Time-Team) where competitors race each other LIVE in Realtime and can be viewed by the general public.

Q: When are these races?
A: Event No. 1 is Saturday 3rd October 2020, Event No.2 Saturday 24th October 2020 and Event No.3 Weekend of 21st November

Q: What Events/Category races are on offer?
A: Most of the familiar Set Times & Distances with the addition of 6000m. Take a look here. Lightweight* and Team events are not featuring just yet. * you may wish to weigh yourself 1-2 hours beforehand and attempt a Lwt record. Contact us for more info.

Q: Who can enter these Events?
A: Anyone with access to a Concept 2 static rower with an updated PM3/4/5 (firmware), a basic understanding of IT, a printer cable (USB A-B) and a computer (Mac or PC) can access and compete in the Series.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: Prices are available here

Q: How do I sign up?
A: Have a Read of the T&C’s here  then determine your Race Category here then REGISTER HERE


Q: Can we enter a group?
A: Yes you can. Download the GROUP ENTRY FORM here. Please note you can only use four rowing machines per laptop/Pod + the Chrome Browser windows must be separate and active + broadband is weakened with each additional rowing machine and ‘Pod’ that is active. Please observe the social distancing guidelines within your country.

Have a read through the information pack below (refresh + click and scroll) or download it from HERE

VIRC Info Sheet rev3

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