Skating race is an individual or team discipline, where athletes are compared against the time or against opponents, running in-line skating.
It competes on track or road, usually outdoors and competitions can be held on different distances from the "sprint" to the distances of the "Big Distance Races" that can be extended to 50 Km.
The races are extremely exciting and engaging because the high speeds achieved even when the athletes are each one close.
In the team competitions athletes work together to achieve victory by implementing team strategies.