Concept2 has a number of challenges throughout the year. Many of these reward consistency and total metres instead of speed, giving an extra incentive to work out regularly. You can also feel good that you are part of the larger Concept2 community, even if you work out alone!
How to Participate
All of our online challenges are run through the Concept2 Online Logbook—a free web-based application that allows you to record your workouts, track your total metres and, if you choose, compare your times with other participants from around the world.
Once you achieve the challenge goal, you’ll be able to download a certificate of participation or purchase items such as T-shirts and mugs. If you like, you can also have your name included on the challenge honor board!
Challenges for Individuals
To participate in an individual challenge, you just need to create an online logbook and record your metres in it.
|Tour De SkiErg||Feb 1–28||Ski||A different event challenge each week|
|Military Challenge||Feb 1–28||Row/Ski||If you're in a military affiliation, help them row and ski as many metres as possible|
|Valentine Challenge||Feb 9–14||Row/Ski||Row and/or ski a total of 14,000m|
|Mud Season Madness||Mar 1–31||Row/Ski||Row and/or ski 5000m or 10,000m metres each day for 25 days or more|
|Global Marathon||May 1–15||Row/Ski||Row or ski either a full (42,195m) or half (21,097m) marathon in one workout|
|Summer Solstice||Jun 21||Row/Ski||Row and/or ski 21,000 metres|
|Dog Days of Summer||Aug 1–28||Row/Ski||Row and/or ski a different distance goal each week|
|Skeleton Crew||Oct 25–31||Row/Ski||Row and/or ski at least 31,000 metres|
|Holiday Challenge||Nov 23–Dec 24||Row/Ski||Row and/or ski 100,000 metres or 200,000 metres|
Challenges for Teams
To take part in team challenges, you’ll need to join a team. To find one, click on the Teams link in your Online Logbook or visit the Concept2 Training Forum to find a team recruiting members. Alternatively, you can set up your own team for others to join. For more information on teams, including more on how to set them up, see the FAQ section of the Online Logbook.
|Virtual Team Challenge||Jan 1–31||Row/Ski||Complete as many metres as you can during the timeframe indicated|
|World Erg Challenge||Mar 15–Apr 15||Row/Ski||Complete as many metres as you can during the timeframe indicated|
|Fall Team Challenge||Sep 15–Oct 15||Row/Ski||Complete as many metres as you can during the timeframe indicated|