General Rules and Regulations

  • The event is open to all athletes 18 years and older (as of the day of the event)
  • Registration for the event must be completed by 5 Jul 2020. 
  • Athletes registered for the event who wish to withdraw must do so via email (hello@rowrevolution.sg) by 7 Jun 2020 to receive a 25% refund on their entry fee. Withdrawal requests after 7 Jun 2020 will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Participants are allowed to transfer their race entries to another party after registration, provided the transfer request is made to the organisers via email, by 5 Jul 2020.
  • All participants must register at the event venue between 7am and 7.45am on race day.
  • Participants who fail to register by 7.45am will not be allowed to participate in the event, and will forfeit their entry fees.
  • The event will commence at 8am.
  • All rowing must cease by 4pm (8 hours after commencement). Participants who do not complete the 50km distance within the 8hr cut-off time will not be allowed to continue and will be classified as DNF.
  • Plain water will be freely available throughout the event.
  • Additional basic hydration & nutrition will be available free of charge, but in limited quantities (e.g. isotonic drink, crackers, candy, salt, etc)
  • Participants are allowed to bring their own food and drink, subject to the following conditions:
    • All food and drink must be kept in resealable airtight containers/bottles.
    • Each participant/team will be provided with a 26cm by 38cm box, to be placed under their erg. All food and drink must be sealed and stored in the box when not being consumed. 
    • Avoid bringing food and drinks with strong odours (e.g. fish, fermented foods, etc). The organisers reserve the right to remove and discard any such items, should they affect the experience of other participants.
  • In general, participants are allowed to use equipment or accessories that improve comfort, without directly enhancing performance or affecting other participants. Examples of approved equipment are:
    • Gloves
    • Sweatbands
    • Seat pads/cushions 
    • Music players with earphones/earbuds
  • A non-exhaustive list of prohibited equipment is provided below:
    • Music players playing on speakers
    • Strong smelling muscle creams 
    • Any method or equipment that would modify the functionality of the erg.
  • Whilst reasonable precautions will be taken by the Organiser to ensure the safety of participants, participants take part at their own risks and the Organiser shall not be liable for any death or injury, loss or damage, suffered or otherwise, and howsoever arising.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to remove any Participant deemed physically incapable of continuing with the event, to prevent him/her from causing greater harm and injury to himself/herself.
  • Participants are strongly encouraged to go for a medical examination and/ or consult their medical practitioner prior to registration and before the event.
  • The Row Revolution Ridiculous Row (referred to as the “Event”) is organised by Row Revolution Pte Ltd (referred to as the “Organiser”)
  • Completion of the online registration process confirms the Participants’ agreement to abide by these Rules & Regulations.
  • These Rules & Regulations apply at the material time and to all and any rulings of the Organiser.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other records of the Event for any legitimate purposes, including commercial advertising.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to amend these Rules and Regulations without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to cancel or postpone the Event at any time without prior notice to the Participant, in which case they will make an effort to inform the Participant prior to the date of the event.
  • If the Event has to be cancelled or postponed, there shall be no refund of registration fees paid and the Organiser shall not be liable for any other loss or inconvenience caused.

Additional Rules and Regulations for Individual and Team Participants

  • Each individual participant is allowed to bring one other person (“supporter”) to assit them throughout the event.
    • Having a supporter is optional.
    • Supporter must be present for registration & commencement of the event, but may leave/return to the studio freely throughout the event.
    • Supporter is not allowed to row, on the participant’s erg or otherwise.
    • Additional friends/family may drop by the studio but will be restricted to the reception area at level 2.
  • Individual category participants must remain within the studio premises throughout the event (ie until completion or deciding to drop-out).
    • Breaks are allowed for bathroom visits, retriving items from your locker, etc.
  • Each team comprises between 2 to 4 members.
  • Each team will attempt the 50km on a single erg, taking turns to row.
  • There is no limit to the number of change-overs, and members need not each row an equal distance or time.
  • Team members who are not rowing need not remain in the rowing area but may choose to do so.
  • At least one person from each team must remain within the studio premises throughout the event (ie until completion or deciding to drop-out).
  • Due to space constraints, persons other than team members are not allowed into the rowing area.
    • Friends/family may drop by the studio but will be restricted to the reception area at level 2.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the table below for and estimate of your finishing time based on average power/pace. Do remember to cater a little extra time for breaks and/or change-overs (for team participants)

PowerSplit/Pace50km Finish Time|PowerSplit/Pace50km Finish Time  
40W3:265h 43m|100W2:324h 13m
45W3:185h 30m|110W2:274h 5m
50W3:115h 19m|120W2:233h 58m
55W3:055h 9m|130W2:193h 52m
60W3:005h 0m|140W2:163h 46m
65W2:554h 52m|150W2:133h 41m
70W2:514h 45m|160W2:103h 36m
75W2:474h 39m|170W2:073h 32m
80W2:444h 33m|180W2:053h 28m
85W2:404h 27m|190W2:033h 24m
90W2:374h 22m|200W2:013h 21m
95W2:344h 17m|210W1:593h 18m

Yes. You may leave your erg to use the bathroom, stretch, refuel, or just to take a break. However, do note that your completion time will include these breaks, and the cut-off timing will remain at 8hrs from commencement (4pm).

During your breaks individual participants must remain within the Row Revolution studio premises. Team participants must have at least one team member in the studio at all times.

In addition to your participation in the event and usage of the studio facilities, you will receive the following:

  • Race pack:
    • Bag
    • Seat pad
    • Wristbands (1 pair)
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Finisher’s e-Certificate (via email)

Yes it will, provided you complete the entire 50km within the 8hr cut-off time. 

If you’re rowing in the individual category you will get 50km added to your lifetime distance.

For the team category, each team member will be credited with an equal share of the 50km, regardless of the actual distance breakdown. (e.g. each member of a 3-person team will be credited 16,667 meters)

No. All finishers will receive the same finisher medal. However, your finishing time will be reflected on your e-Certificate.

If you finish earlier, we encourage you to stay around to cheer on your fellow rowers.

Unfortunately, due to space constraints, persons who are not taking part in the event (and are not the designated supporter for an individual rower) are prohibited from entering the rowing area.

  • Friends/family may drop by the studio but will be restricted to the reception area at level 2.
  • Your friends and family can cheer you on and follow your progress on the day itself via the live feed on our Facebook page.

Once you’ve completed your row, step up to the stage where you’ll be presented with your finisher medal. After that, you may proceed to refuel, rehydrate and freshen up. We do encourage you to then return to the rowing area to show support for your fellow rowers who are still going strong.

We will be playing music and/or videos throughout the event. If you have song requests do drop us an email (hello@rowrevolution.sg) and we’ll insert your track into the playlist. Alternatively, you can play your own music as long as you use earphones/earbuds so as not to disturb your fellow rowers.

We will be sharing advice on our social media channels, so stay on the lookout for them.

Addititonally, depending on demand we may hold a workshop for you to gain more confidence as you take on this challenge.

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