ACHS to Host Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints

Feb. 3 event is the largest indoor rowing championship.

Alexandria City High School will host more than 1,500 rowers Feb. 3 as the host site for the 2024 East Coast USRowing Indoor National Championship.

This event, known as "Erg Sprints," is the largest indoor rowing championship in America. Participants include high school and college students from across Virginia, para-athletes, amateurs, young kids, parents racing against their children, and elite athletes hoping to set a world record.

Erg Sprints is the country’s largest indoor rowing competition and a flagship competition for USRowing, given the storied history of Alexandria City’s crew program and its reputation as a training ground for top athletes and Olympians.

Competitors at Erg Sprints are eligible to medal at the national level in 2K and 500M events, in addition to earning Erg Sprints medals.

The event is from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Alexandria City High School, 3330 King Street, and spectators are welcome.