Irondale fitness center "rowing in the new year"

An Irondale health club is trying something new to ring in the new year.{}

To celebrate the opening its new location, Carport Crossfit is rowing in the new year with a 24 hour rowing event.

The 24 hour continuous row began at 12:00 AM Monday morning and will continue until midnight December 31.

There are several of evening spots still available, so if you need a quick 20 minute workout to end 2012, sign up, have fun, and get fit.

This is a competition of sorts, as 1st, 2nd and 3rd place individuals or{} teams with most meters rowed in one 20 minute block will receive prizes.