We want you to help us support our rowers on their way to the Olympics in Japan by virtually rowing from our National Rowing Centre in Cork to Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo Bay on rowing machines in your school or club.

Background to Rowkyo
Ireland has qualified 4 boats for the Olympics in Tokyo in July 2020 and Rowkyo is our way of showing our support for these athletes going to Japan to represent Ireland in the upcoming summer Olympics.

So how can you get involved?
We want you to row on rowing machines in your school or club and log the distance covered to get us from our National Rowing Centre in Cork to Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo Bay (where the Olympic rowing events will take place) – a distance of 9,810 km.  Schools across the country will be taking part and you can track our progress on our interactive map showing our virtual location on the journey to Japan {include link to map}.

How do you do it?
You can make it a fun and participative experience for your students while taking the opportunity to engage them in the exciting run up to the 2020 Summer Olympic games and maybe gain some valuable learning about the geography along the way.

How do I sign up to Rowkyo? 
Simply fill in the form below.
What does my school or club need to be able to get involved in Rowyko? All you need is access to rowing machines and willing bodies to row!
How do I record the distance that we have rowed? 
You can enter the total distance in metres rowed by your students in the form below.  Each 1m rowed represents 100m on the map.  You can check out our progress on our interactive map {insert link}.  You can enter the total distance rowed by your students each  week or at the end of the term.

How many km do I have to row?
You can do as little or as much as you like. We want your students to get behind the team travelling to Toyko to represent Ireland.

We rowed for Rowkyo

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