British Rowing Indoor Champs

BRIC is back and in Birmingham for 2023, where 5,000 fitness enthusiasts will be taking part in FitFest 2023!

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Race Day Schedule

9 December | NEC Birmingham as part of FitFest 2023

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Discounted Concept2 Machines to purchase at BRIC

As part of the 2023 event, our partner Concept2 will be selling racing machines at a discounted rate for people to take away after racing on the day.

The offer includes £100 off the RRP price and also another 5% discount if you buy 5 or more as bulk buy. To reserve a machine or to ask more information email Concept2 directly at

Row virtually with EXR on Sunday, 10 December

Join British Rowing and our partner EXR for a free online indoor rowing session along the Henley-on-Thames river stretch on 10 December at 13:00!

This will be a participation event helping anyone to participate and feel part of the British Rowing Indoor Championship weekend.

During the 90-minute group indoor rowing session, you get to row at your own pace and enjoy the company of rowers from all over the world.

This event will provide the ability for indoor rowers using different indoor rowing machines to row together including users of Concept2, WaterRower, First Degree Fitness (FluidRower), Technogym (Skillrow), RP3, Bodycraft, Xebex, Virtufit, Flow Fitness, Still-fit and DC Athletic.

Thanks to the British Rowing partnership with EXR you can start enjoying an exclusive 10% discount off your first annual subscription to the app for a full year by using the code BR10 at the checkout.

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BRIC this year is part of FitFest and spectator tickets for the whole of FitFest are available on their website linked below. Spectator tickets for BRIC only are available here.

We will be giving out wristbands on the day to spectators who are entitled to a free ticket (below) – these can be collected from the athlete sign in desk.

  • Every junior entrant will be given ONE free spectator wristband to allow access for the adult with supervisory responsibility to them to all areas of the venue, excluding the race floor.
  • All groups that have junior competitors will be given up to TWO extra wristbands per five junior competitors for the adults/coaches with supervisory responsibility to access all areas of the venue, excluding the race floor.
  • Any adaptive entrant with specific needs should make contact with the event organisers in advance so that we can ensure you are catered for.

FitFest 2023 spectator tickets

Looking for a new challenge?

Our indoor rowing platform Inside Indoor has short and long distance virtual challenges to build up your endurance and add variety to your training. You can now measure your miles in real-life distances and even win a medal or two!


Results from previous British Rowing Indoor Championships

Results from British Rowing Virtual Championships

Indoor Rowing Training | The Basics

How to get started

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Training plans

Inside Indoor Training Plans

British Rowing members have access to our carefully curated British Rowing Plus training plans.

2k Training Plans

We have FREE 2K training plans available on our website from beginners plans right up to experts, including adaptive plans.

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Join Inside Indoor

Our indoor rowing platform Inside Indoor has 2k and 5k training plans, workout videos, nutrition advice and virtual challenges to get you ready to race in December.

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