Category: Holiday Challenge

Chris Abraham 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge

Finished the Holiday Challenge with 157,762 meters

The good news is that I rowed more than 100,000 meters during the 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge —  157,762 meters — but the bad news is that I came short of the 200km that I wanted to accrue before midnight last night. This earned me a 100,000 meter award certificate from Concep2 but I came […]

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3 days until the Holiday Challenge ends

You know how I thought it was a good idea to try out CrossFit in the middle of the Concept2 Holiday Challenge? Well, it wasn’t. I kind of tweaked my left knee a little bit — not so much from injury just from not remotely stretching well enough. That said, I feel like I was […]

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Fifteen-thousand meters in a go

Date Dist Time Pace 12/13/2015 5,000m 28:45.6 02:52.5 12/13/2015 10,000m 08:22.1 03:25.1         Happy to say that I was able to knock out 15,000 meters today. One 10,000 meter set and then a 5,000 meter set.  And since Divergent and The Divergent Series: Insurgent were both “free” on HBO GO, I rowed through one […]

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Getting my Concept2 groove on towards 200km

  Date Distance Time Pace 12/12/2015 10,000m 03:45.6 03:11.2 I’m just procrastinating until I have to jump back on the erg to cover another stationary 10km on my Model C Concept2 Indoor Rower en route to making it to 200km by midnight Christmas Eve. Last night I covered 10km so I am up to 91,643 […]

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Catching up with the Concept2 Holiday Challenge

Date Distance Time Pace 12/11/2015 5,000m 29:21.9 02:56.1 12/11/2015 5,660m 31:15.2 02:45.6 Today was a good day because I pulled harder than I usually do. Because I am getting stronger. 10,660 total meters over two workouts, one after the other, actually. So, I am up to 81,643 meters of the 200,000 meters I aspire to hit […]

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Rowing with ryan reynolds

Come hell or high water

Date Time Dist Pace  Watts Cal/Hr 12/11/2015 1:00 28:53.7 5055 02:51.4 69 537 12/11/2015 0:03 34:00.7 5985 02:50.4 71 544 12/9/2015 23:10 26:23.6 4843 02:43.4 80 575 12/9/2015 22:24 39:09.5 6877 02:50.8 70 541 12/9/2015 0:05 13:22.6 2387 02:48.1 74 554 12/8/2015 23:28 51:38.1 8888 02:54.2 66 527 12/5/2015 16:52 21:27.6 3958 02:42.6 81 578 […]

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Took me two weeks to get my erg on

Date Distance Time Pace 12/9/2015 4,843m 26:23.6 02:43.4 12/9/2015 6,877m 39:09.5 02:50.8 12/9/2015 2,387m 13:22.6 02:48.1 12/8/2015 8,888m 51:38.1 02:54.2 12/5/2015 3,958m 21:27.6 02:42.6 12/5/2015 6,368m 36:49.0 02:53.4 12/2/2015 8,987m 49:37.9 02:45.6 12/1/2015 7,593m 43:22.0 02:51.3 11/29/2015 10,042m 58:53.3 02:55.9 Well, it’s only taken two weeks for me to get my row on and get […]

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ColorfulJLRacingRowingTrou

Slowly but don’t call me Shirley

Date Distance Time Pace 12/9/2015 2,387m 13:22.6 02:48.1 12/8/2015 8,888m 51:38.1 02:54.2 12/5/2015 3,958m 21:27.6 02:42.6 12/5/2015 6,368m 36:49.0 02:53.4 12/2/2015 8,987m 49:37.9 02:45.6 12/1/2015 7,593m 43:22.0 02:51.3 11/29/2015 10,042m 58:53.3 02:55.9 Missed a couple more days and only got in 11,275 meters just now, around midnight (so it’s noted as happening on December 9th, Wednesday). […]

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Concept2 Model C with Red Saucony Jazz Trainers

Slow, slow, slow I row gently on the erg

Date Time Distance Type 12/05/15 21:27.6 3,958m Indoor Rower 12/05/15 36:49.0 6,368m Indoor Rower 12/02/15 49:37.9 8,987m Indoor Rower 12/01/15 43:22.0 7,593m Indoor Rower 11/29/15 58:53.3 10,042m Indoor Rower It’s already December 5th, 2015, and I am only 36,948 meters in towards the 200 kilometers that I fully intend to collect between first thing 26 […]

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Concept2 Model C PM3

Day 7 of my Holiday Challenge

Still working on ramping up but after a week, I have only amassed 26,622 meters so far.  I need to start doing 10,000+ days in order to make sure I’m well over 200,000 meters by midnight on Christmas Eve. Wish me luck!   Date Time Distance Type 12/02/15 49:37.9 8,987m Indoor Rower 12/01/15 43:22.0 7,593m Indoor […]

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