Requirements for RP3 Records

Records are maintained for the following distances and times:

- 100 metres

- 500 metres

- 1000 metres

- 2000 metres

- 5000 metres

- 6000 metres

- 10000 metres

- 21,097 metres (Half Marathon)

- 42,195 metres (Marathon)

- 1 minute

- 30 minutes

- 60 minutes

All record submission must:

  • Be rowed on an RP3 model S or Model T rowing machine. The type of machine must be stated in the record submission and the machine must not have been modified in a way that alters its performance.


  • Be completed in a single timed piece (no intervals)


  • Be completed on “RP3 Split” and the average power must also be submitted to confirm this.


  • Be completed by an individual rather than as a team relay.


  • Be submitted with evidence. This can be either a screen shot of the workout review or link to “share workout” page. Please note for a record-breaking row, the CSV file of the workout must also be provided (available on the share workout page).


RP3 Rowing UK reserve the right to not accept a row as a record.


Recognised Categories

We recognise the following categories for each record distance:

  • Age 12 and under

  • Age 15 and under

  • Junior (Age 18 and under)

  • Under 23 (Age 22 and under)

  • Under 23 Lightweight

  • Open

  • Open Lightweight

  • Age 40-49 Open and Lightweight

  • Age 50-59 Open and Lightweight

  • Age 60-69 Open and Lightweight

  • Age 70-79 Open and Lightweight

  • Age 80 and above Open and Lightweight


Please note:

  • lightweight requirements are as follows: <75kg for men and <61.5kg for women

  • If attempting an age restricted category record, your age and evidence of this will be required.

  • Categories may change subject to entries