Taree to host round of the national indoor rowing championships

Entrants take part in the Manning round of the national indoor rowing championships last year. The 2017 round will be here on Saturday, November 11.

Entrants take part in the Manning round of the national indoor rowing championships last year. The 2017 round will be here on Saturday, November 11.

MANNING River Rowing Club will again be a venue for a round of the Australian Indoor Rowing Championship on Saturday, November 11.

The event was held for the first time last year and attracted 36 starters, the majority from this area. Co-ordinator, Hugh McLeod ,hopes there’ll be more entrants on November 11. The championship isn’t limited to experienced rowers.

A come and try day will be held at the Manning River Rowing Club on Saturday from 9am to noon.

“This will be for anyone who wants to give indoor rowing a try. We’ll have all the machines there,’’ McLeod said.

“From there if anyone wants to then concentrate on going in the championship they’ll have a bit over a month to prepare.’’

There are numerous categories in the national championship based on age and weight. All States will host a round. The championship will start on Saturday November 4 in Tasmania. Times are then correlated to determine the overall winners

Entry forms for the indoor titles are available through the Rowing Australia website.

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