WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

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WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:04 am

December's Weight & Age Adjusted Rowing Challenge will be the same as December's Concept 2 Challenge Series - 5km.

The rules are simple:
  • Row 5km on a C2 rowing machine during the month of December and submit your time, current weight and current age either a) in public on this thread or b) in private to myself by private message. (No weights submitted privately will be made public by myself.)
  • Current weight is a weight reading that is no more than one week old at time of the attempt.
  • You can submit as many attempts as you like, as long as they are always accompanied by your current weight and age (which may be different from earlier attempts).
  • The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 1st January at 12pm GMT.
  • Times will be adjusted according to the details found here: http://concept2.co.uk/rns/adjustment
  • Males and females will be scored seperately.
  • Points will be awarded based on adjusted times, actual times, and number of entrants. Adjusted times will be worth twice as many points as actual times. As an example, if ten males submit a time, the fastest actual time will score ten points, and the slowest one point. The fastest adjusted time will score twenty points, and the slowest two points.
  • Points will be combined to determine the overall (male and female) winner.
  • A leaderboard will be posted regularly during the month-long challenge to let you see how you are faring, with a final leaderboard posted shortly after the challenge ends.
  • Each Weight & Age Adjusted Rowing Challenge will be a standalone challenge, i.e. there will be no running total of monthly points.

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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Shang-Chi » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:54 pm

Looks easier after the Joe Simpson Challenge (CS). A simple: ''Row as fast as you can" over 5000 meters" :!: :lol: :oops: Not that simple. [-X I will most likely overdo it and die several times before nailing it. #-o ](*,) :~c
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by plummy » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:30 pm

19:13.4 & 69.3kg as my first shot at this Alan if you please.....
55 yrs old, 71kg, 5' 10"
36Mm metres rowed - so slowing down a bit now!
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:58 am

Thanks plummy. Here's the leaderboard after first two entries:
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by strider77 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:19 am

A failed 10k commuted to 5k on Sunday as my first posting

19:08.8-1:54.8-24

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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Shang-Chi » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:20 pm

=D> =D> =D> Well done to David and Peter for being so fast out.
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by billwright » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:12 pm

First attempt on 1 Dec 5k 20:26.3 Wt 102.5kg Age 66

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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by strider77 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:32 am

First proper go last night

18:49.4 Weight 91.5kg Age 61
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:03 am

Thanks Bill and Alan. You were already at the top with your first effort, Alan, so that one just consolidates your position.

Pro-rata for me, taken from yesterday's 30min session:

Time: 20:15.0
Age: 38
Weight: 73.8

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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by billwright » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:20 am

2cnd attempt

19:30.3 5000 26 0 01:57.0 Season's Best :lol:

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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by plummy » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:43 am

I put my latest entry (last night) on the Challenge series thread then realised that the time may not get picked up from there:

19:09.6 (small improvement and hard worked for) and 69.0kg (every little helps)
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Shang-Chi » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:34 am

3.8 sec. is still an improvement. =D> =D> =D> Well done in even doing it twice, before many of us hasn't started yet. #-o :lol:
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Pepe » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:59 am

This was the right time to do an SB of 21:39.3
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:00 am

Nice improvements Bill and Plummy. And well done on your SB, Philip. =D> That gives you an age adjusted time I doubt will be beaten this month!
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:11 pm

First proper attempt for me... and a PB:

19:48.3
38yrs
73.8kg

Will still be last though...

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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:56 am

I was going to have another shot at this today and then post the leaderboard, but I'm not feeling 100% so will do a gentle session instead. So here are the current standings:
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by stumpy » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:06 pm

Brill 5k Alan =D> =D> =D> , last? maybe not matey.
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:57 am

Thanks Colin. Final update before Christmas:
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Mike Channin » Thu Dec 27, 2012 8:58 pm

18:52.1 79kg (done about 10 days ago, but not been on until now).
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Paul Victory » Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:16 pm

I did the challenge about two weeks ago in 21:10.9, age 59, weight 111.3kg :oops: .

This was done purely to make sure I entered a time for the C2 challenge series and was not flat out. I had intended getting back into regular erging during the Christmas break and doing a more intensive effort when I had built up a bit more fitness. Unfortunately, I've been suffering from the dreaded manflu :-({|= since the 23rd or thereabouts and this has now developed into a chest infection and I've just started on a course of antibiotics :-({|= .

So that will probably be my sole effort for the month, which I expect will leave me in last place by a significant margin. :roll:

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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Stan » Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:24 pm

20:24.9, 49, 99.8kg.
Bit disappointing but still recovering from last weeks minor lurgey and major turkey :lol:
Still is should spare Paul his blushes and safely ensure my last place :roll:
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Mike Channin » Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:39 pm

So this month we're competing for last place! Why didn't you say? I could probably have managed that... (Dreading the next weigh in, post xmas xcess!)
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by GrantR » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:14 pm

I might as well add myself to the battle for last place! My 5km from the Concept 2 Challenge, done in early December: 19:48.4, 77kg, 38y.

I was wanting to do another 5km this week.... except I haven't touched the rower in 7 days. My argument for that is that I'm doing cross-training via an hour or so of snow shovelling for 3 of the last 5 days! Let's see if I can find where the rower is by tomorrow, but I have no idea if I'll be able to improve after 7 days of nothing.
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by AlanS » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:00 am

Thanks for the entries, Mike, Paul, Stan and Grant. I've not been able to update the leaderboard until today as my spreadsheet is at work. Here's the latest, with only today remaining:
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Re: WAARC - December 2012 - 5km

Post by Shang-Chi » Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:13 pm

Sorry guys, but no attempt from me. I haven't had the time to do it properly. I have used the splits from the 6344m session to cover the 5K CS-round. :oops: And can therefore not take part of our challenge. :( But if I did it, it would probably be something around pace 1:48.? :!: :wink: Happy New Year to all :!: :D

Congratulations Alan :!: =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
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