Concept2 Virtual Team Challenge!

The Concept 2 Virtual Team Challenge is on!  –   Will you erg for Capital in January?
Capital Rowing Club will participate again this year in the Concept 2 Virtual Team Challenge.  TEAMS erg as many meters as they can collectively for the month of January.  (between 12:00 a.m. January 1 and 11:59 p.m. January 31).    Log your meters in your Concept 2 online logbook (free) and then watch the meters accumulate.   This will be Capital’s EIGHTH year of participation in the Challenge.  Let’s make it a good one!
 
If you’re new to Concept2, you will need to do 3 things:   (previous participants skip to #3)
 
 1.  Register for a Log book.  Go to the Concept 2 site and Click the ‘LOG’ tab.  Click Register under New Users and follow the directions.]
2.  Join the Capital Rowing Club team.  Click on the Teams tab.  In the Join a Team section, click Choose A Team and select our team, ‘Capital Rowing Club
All participants (new and previous) need to join the 2018 challenge (before Dec 30 if possible):
3.  Join the Virtual Team Challenge.  From the Team tab, click “Join Team Challenge in lower right corner.  When it says “You are signed up for this event’  you’re good to go.
Everyone – Notes from your Captain:   If you’d like to receive emails (stats, updates, encouragement) from your team captains, you must set that in your User Profile preferences.  Click your profile image – far upper right corner.  Click ‘edit profile’,  Contact preferences,  and check the last box in the set of options     “Receive mass emails from your team captain”.
Final instruction:  ERG all during the month of January and enter all of your meters into your online logbook!
 
So sign up and get ready to erg at midnight Dec 31!  (what’s that you say? …Party?  You aren’t going to be erging?  Are you crazy?)
Lisa and I will cheer you on via C2 email and postings.  Do not delay!  Teams around the World will be looking for Capital again this year – we will not disappoint.
Let’s GO CAPITAL!    Let’s crush this Challenge!  Everybody in!
Aren’t you glad it’s January?  Oh those darling ergs!  Just can’t wait!

RaceRoundUp: Head of the Hooch 2017

The first week of November always brings both the Head of the Occoquan and the Head of the Hooch. This year Capital fielded crews at both races! Congrats to all who made it out! Below you’ll find more detailed results of Capital at the Head of the Hooch 2017:

  • Men’s College and Club 4: 14 of 58
  • Mixed Masters 2x: 25 of 37 (11 of 17 in the under 50 group)
  • Women’s College and Club 4: 8 of 53
  • Mixed Masters 4: 12 of 22 (8 of 15 in the under 50 group)
  • Mixed Open 4: 2 of 12
  • Men’s Master 1x: 1 of 14 (S. Neumann)
  • Women’s Master Ltwt 1x: 7 of 7 (M. Bureau)
  • Para LTA 2x: 1st
  • Para T/A 2x: 1st
  • Mixed Masters 8: 7 of 19 (3 of 8 in the under 50 group)

RaceRoundUp: Head of the Occoquan 2017

It’s always great to end the season on the Occoquan. The weather definitely proved a bit chilly, but the rain skipped over most of the races for the team. Nice racing Capital!

Results:

  • 16B. MEN’S MASTER 8+ (50+) – 1st Place
  • 18B. WOMEN’S CLUB 8+- 1st Place
  • 21A. MEN CLUB 4+ – 1st Place
  • 21B. WOMEN’S CLUB 4+ – 5th Place
  • 22. MIXED 8+ – 2nd in the Masters Category, 4th Place Overall & 11th Place

RaceRoundUp: Head of the Schuylkill 2017

Capital returned this year to the Head of the Schuylkill, after not having sent the full team in a few years. Juniors and Masters brought their A-game and had a great time even in the rain!

Masters

 

  • Event 06A – Men’s Master’s 4+ (27-39) – 3rd & 9th
  • Event 14A – Mens’ Master’s 8+ (27-39) – 2nd
  • Event 16B – Men’s Doubles (40-49) – 3rd
  • Event 31B – Mixed Master’s Doubles (27-39) – 4th

#tbt a little rain never hurt anyone @hosr1970 #capitalrowingclub #allthe1xladies

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Juniors

  • Event 24A – Men’s High School Varsity 1x – 35th & 39th
  • Event 24C – Women’s High School Varsity 1x – 12th
  • Event 25A – Men’s High School Varsity 4+ – 52nd
  • Event 25B – Women’s High School Varsity 4+ – 42nd and 47th
  • Event 28A – Men’s High School Novice 8+ – 46th
  • Event 28B – Women’s High School Novice 8+ – 36th
  • Event 30C – Women’s Highs School Varsity Quad – 27th
  • Event 33A – Men’s High School Varsity 8+ – 53rd
  • Event 33B – Women’s High School Varsity 8+ – 35th
  • Event 37B – Women’s High School JV 8+ – 31st

RaceRoundUp: Capital @ Head of the Charles 2017

Results Update!

Saturday, October 21

  • Event 6, Men’s Senior Master 8+ [50+] – 32nd (Andover)
  • Event 11, Men’s Senior Master Doubles – 4th, Qualified (Chinook)
  • Event 13, Women’s Senior Master Doubles [50+] – 9th, Qualified
  • Event 15, Men’s Senior Master Singles [40+] – 15th (Qualified), 33rd
  • Event 21, Women’s Club 4+ – 27th, 37th
  • Event 25, Women’s Master 4+ [40+] – 15th (Andover)
  • Event 27, Women’s Master Club 8+ [40+] – 5th, Qualified

Sunday, October 22

  • DCW4X, Director’s Challenge Women’s 4x – 15th (Beat Cancer BC)
  • DCMX8: Director’s Challenge Mixed 8 – 10th (Greenwich: CBC/CPTLRC/GC/MOLE/PBC/P Composite)

Fingers crossed — this year the weather looks like it’ll be lovely in Boston for the 53rd Head of the Charles (HOCR) Regatta.
For all our fans out there, the regatta will be live cast on the Rowing Channel: http://rowingchannel.com/.

Look for Capital Members and Alumni in the following events:

Saturday, October 21

  • Event 6, Men’s Senior Master 8+ [50+] 9:50am
  • Event 11, Men’s Senior Master Doubles [50+] 11:20 a.m.
  • Event 13, Women’s Senior Master Doubles [50+] 11:50 a.m.
  • Event 15, Men’s Senior Master Singles [40+] 12:19 p.m.
  • Event 19, Women’s Alumni 8s 1:18 p.m.
  • Event 21, Women’s Club 4+ 1:57 p.m.
  • Event 25, Women’s Master 4+ [40+] 3:07 p.m.
  • Event 27, Women’s Master Club 8+ [40+] 3:37 p.m.

Sunday, October 22

  • DCW4X, Director’s Challenge Women’s 4x 9:29 a.m.
  • DCMX8: Director’s Challenge Mixed 8 3:54 p.m.