GetGoing Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints

Friday, February 3, 2006

From 8 until 5 Saturday, rowers will compete in the Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints at George Washington Middle School, 1005 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. The event is one of the largest indoor rowing regattas in the country, featuring races on rowing machines.

Participation is open to US Rowing members, as well as athletes who row for a team that is a US Rowing member. Races are separated into age categories, and participants can register up to 30 minutes before their scheduled event. Registration on race day is $30, $25 online before Saturday. Admission for spectators is free, and the day will also include a "kids dash" and a parent-kid relay race. For more information, visit , e-mail or call 202-607-6415.

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