I-did-a-ROW-athon Rules

Sign up for the Row-A-Thon

  • Team Check-in from 5 to 6 pm Friday, March 20th at The Apex Gym/CrossFit Seward 
    • 12943 Seward Hwy—Seward—Alaska—99664
  • Rowing starts promptly Friday at  6pm. 
    • Each team will row two complete cycles of the team.
    • Friday night teams can work on technique and coaching.
    • Two rounds of the team should take about an hour. 
  • Rowing begins again on Saturday, March 21st at 9 am.
    • The clock is started and the race is officially on!
    • Teams will have until 6 pm to complete the approx 55 miles (85,000 meters) from Iditarod to Shageluk
  • 5 members per team (cost $100 per team)
  • Each rower must row 1000 meters, then switch with another rower, each team member must row once before a rower can row again. (So, no rowing 2000 meters in one shot)
  • Rowers must wipe down handles with hand sanitizer wipes before they row
  • Each team will be provided a tracker, after each 1000 meter row, the rower will initial their 1000 meters on the tracker and note their time
  • On Saturday, March 21st, each team must take a mandatory 1 hour break anytime after the first two hours
  • Each team member will be required to have a small shoulder bag containing:
    • A bottle of water,
    • a piece of fruit,
    • a protein bar,
    • and a small towel.
    • Items will be checked prior to rowing.
  • Each team must have a gear bag containing:
    • Yoga mat (for stretching),
    • First Aid kit (for blisters),
    • Hand Sanitizer (wipes are best!).
  • A hydration station will be provided for refueling your water supply. Snacks will also be available.

Sign up for the Row-A-Thon

Minor child participation release form