5000m Times

Rowing Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good 5000m time?

A good 5000m time is 19:48. This is the average 5000m time across all ages and genders. The fastest 5000m time is 14:55.

Male 5000m Rowing Times

A good 5000m time for a man is 19:18. This is the average 5000m time across men of all ages. The fastest 5000m time rowed by a man is 14:55.

Average 5000m row time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 27:30 25:47 24:06 22:32 21:07 18:37
15 24:09 22:39 21:10 19:47 18:33 16:21
20 22:31 21:07 19:44 18:27 17:18 15:15
25 22:10 20:47 19:26 18:10 17:02 15:00
30 22:05 20:42 19:21 18:05 16:58 14:57
35 22:16 20:53 19:31 18:15 17:06 15:04
40 22:31 21:07 19:44 18:27 17:18 15:14
45 23:11 21:44 20:19 18:59 17:48 15:41
50 23:56 22:26 20:58 19:36 18:23 16:12
55 24:32 23:00 21:30 20:06 18:50 16:36
60 25:08 23:34 22:01 20:35 19:18 17:01
65 25:47 24:10 22:36 21:07 19:48 17:27
70 26:26 24:47 23:10 21:39 20:18 17:53
75 27:56 26:12 24:29 22:53 21:27 18:55
80 29:27 27:36 25:48 24:07 22:37 19:56
85 32:00 30:01 28:03 26:13 24:35 21:40
90 34:34 32:25 30:18 28:19 26:33 23:24
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 02:45.0 02:34.7 02:24.6 02:15.2 02:06.7 01:51.7
15 02:24.9 02:15.9 02:07.0 01:58.7 01:51.3 01:38.1
20 02:15.1 02:06.7 01:58.4 01:50.7 01:43.8 01:31.5
25 02:13.0 02:04.7 01:56.6 01:49.0 01:42.2 01:30.0
30 02:12.5 02:04.2 01:56.1 01:48.5 01:41.8 01:29.7
35 02:13.6 02:05.3 01:57.1 01:49.5 01:42.6 01:30.4
40 02:15.1 02:06.7 01:58.4 01:50.7 01:43.8 01:31.4
45 02:19.1 02:10.4 02:01.9 01:53.9 01:46.8 01:34.1
50 02:23.6 02:14.6 02:05.8 01:57.6 01:50.3 01:37.2
55 02:27.2 02:18.0 02:09.0 02:00.6 01:53.0 01:39.6
60 02:30.8 02:21.4 02:12.1 02:03.5 01:55.8 01:42.1
65 02:34.7 02:25.0 02:15.6 02:06.7 01:58.8 01:44.7
70 02:38.6 02:28.7 02:19.0 02:09.9 02:01.8 01:47.3
75 02:47.6 02:37.2 02:26.9 02:17.3 02:08.7 01:53.5
80 02:56.7 02:45.6 02:34.8 02:24.7 02:15.7 01:59.6
85 03:12.0 03:00.1 02:48.3 02:37.3 02:27.5 02:10.0
90 03:27.4 03:14.5 03:01.8 02:49.9 02:39.3 02:20.4
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 78 94 116 142 172 251
15 115 139 171 209 254 371
20 142 172 211 258 313 458
25 149 180 221 271 328 480
30 150 183 224 274 332 485
35 147 178 218 267 324 473
40 142 172 211 258 313 458
45 130 158 193 237 287 420
50 118 143 176 215 261 381
55 110 133 163 200 242 354
60 102 124 152 186 225 329
65 95 115 140 172 209 305
70 88 106 130 160 194 283
75 74 90 110 135 164 240
80 63 77 94 116 140 205
85 49 60 73 90 109 159
90 39 48 58 71 87 126
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 429 492 572 669 783 1082
15 569 661 779 924 1092 1532
20 670 784 930 1108 1315 1859
25 696 816 968 1155 1372 1943
30 703 823 978 1167 1387 1964
35 688 806 957 1141 1356 1918
40 670 784 930 1108 1316 1860
45 626 731 864 1028 1218 1717
50 581 676 797 946 1119 1572
55 549 637 750 888 1048 1469
60 520 602 707 836 985 1376
65 492 568 665 784 922 1284
70 466 537 627 737 865 1201
75 416 475 552 645 754 1039
80 375 426 491 571 664 907
85 322 362 413 475 547 736
90 284 315 355 405 462 612

Female 5000m Rowing Times

A good 5000m time for a woman is 22:02. This is the average 5000m time across women of all ages. The fastest 5000m time rowed by a woman is 16:54.

Average 5000m row time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 31:09 28:41 26:18 24:07 22:12 20:11
15 28:50 26:32 24:20 22:19 20:33 18:40
20 26:46 24:39 22:36 20:44 19:05 17:20
25 26:13 24:08 22:08 20:18 18:41 16:59
30 26:23 24:17 22:16 20:25 18:48 17:05
35 26:43 24:36 22:33 20:41 19:03 17:18
40 28:32 26:16 24:05 22:05 20:20 18:28
45 28:42 26:25 24:14 22:13 20:27 18:35
50 28:52 26:35 24:22 22:21 20:35 18:42
55 29:26 27:06 24:51 22:47 20:59 19:04
60 30:06 27:42 25:24 23:18 21:27 19:29
65 31:16 28:47 26:23 24:12 22:17 20:15
70 32:46 30:10 27:40 25:22 23:21 21:13
75 34:35 31:51 29:12 26:47 24:39 22:24
80 36:25 33:32 30:45 28:12 25:57 23:35
85 49:02 45:08 41:24 37:57 34:57 31:45
90 01:01:39 56:45 52:02 47:43 43:56 39:55
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 03:06.9 02:52.1 02:37.8 02:24.7 02:13.2 02:01.1
15 02:53.0 02:39.2 02:26.0 02:13.9 02:03.3 01:52.0
20 02:40.6 02:27.9 02:15.6 02:04.4 01:54.5 01:44.0
25 02:37.3 02:24.8 02:12.8 02:01.8 01:52.1 01:41.9
30 02:38.3 02:25.7 02:13.6 02:02.5 01:52.8 01:42.5
35 02:40.3 02:27.6 02:15.3 02:04.1 01:54.3 01:43.8
40 02:51.2 02:37.6 02:24.5 02:12.5 02:02.0 01:50.8
45 02:52.2 02:38.5 02:25.4 02:13.3 02:02.7 01:51.5
50 02:53.2 02:39.5 02:26.2 02:14.1 02:03.5 01:52.2
55 02:56.6 02:42.6 02:29.1 02:16.7 02:05.9 01:54.4
60 03:00.6 02:46.2 02:32.4 02:19.8 02:08.7 01:56.9
65 03:07.6 02:52.7 02:38.3 02:25.2 02:13.7 02:01.5
70 03:16.6 03:01.0 02:46.0 02:32.2 02:20.1 02:07.3
75 03:27.5 03:11.1 02:55.2 02:40.7 02:27.9 02:14.4
80 03:38.5 03:21.2 03:04.5 02:49.2 02:35.7 02:21.5
85 04:54.2 04:30.8 04:08.4 03:47.7 03:29.7 03:10.5
90 06:09.9 05:40.5 05:12.2 04:46.3 04:23.6 03:59.5
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 54 69 89 115 148 197
15 68 87 112 146 187 249
20 84 108 140 182 233 311
25 90 115 150 194 248 331
30 88 113 147 190 244 325
35 85 109 141 183 235 313
40 70 89 116 150 193 257
45 69 88 114 148 189 252
50 67 86 112 145 186 248
55 64 81 106 137 176 234
60 59 76 99 128 164 219
65 53 68 88 114 147 195
70 46 59 77 99 127 170
75 39 50 65 84 108 144
80 34 43 56 72 93 124
85 14 18 23 30 38 51
90 7 9 11 15 19 25
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 296 353 430 529 652 837
15 349 421 518 643 798 1032
20 412 502 623 779 972 1265
25 433 528 657 824 1030 1342
30 427 520 647 811 1013 1319
35 414 504 626 784 978 1272
40 357 431 531 661 820 1062
45 352 425 523 651 807 1045
50 348 419 516 641 795 1028
55 334 401 492 610 755 975
60 318 381 466 577 713 919
65 294 350 426 525 646 830
70 268 317 383 468 574 733
75 242 283 339 412 501 637
80 221 256 304 367 443 559
85 146 161 180 206 237 285
90 120 128 138 150 166 190

What do the rowing abilities mean?

Beginner Faster than 5% of rowers. A beginner rower has started rowing and has rowed for at least a month.
Novice Faster than 20% of rowers. A novice rower has rowed regularly for at least six months.
Intermediate Faster than 50% of rowers. An intermediate rower has rowed regularly for at least two years.
Advanced Faster than 80% of rowers. An advanced rower has rowed for over five years.
Elite Faster than 95% of rowers. An elite rower has dedicated over five years to become competitive at rowing.

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