Nation's Tri Updates

2015 Events DC Nation's Triathlon. Washington, D.C., Sunday, 13 September 2015. Photo by Jim Darling/Swim Bike Run Photo

Work on your OWS Technique with WaveOne Swimming

Nation’s Triathlon partner WaveOne Swimming has an open water swim every month this spring and summer, and these events are a great way to get ready for race day! Whether you are a new swimmer, or looking to improve your time, this is a great way to prepare for Nation’s Tri


Triathletes and Swimmers

Brand Ambassador Lyle talks about his experience joining a Masters Swim Team. “Swimming with swimmers will make you a better … swimmer; and that is the whole point isn’t it?”

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My Nation’s Tri Journey

I’ve always said the only way I’d ever complete a triathlon was if “arm floaties” were standard operating equipment. Funny how life works because on September 13, 2015 I crossed the finish line at Nation’s Triathlon carrying an American flag & a new title: triathlete (no arm floaties though).

Get in the Race

Looking for a fun challenge? Join a Race-within-a-Race!

Join a race-within-a-race and compete against your peers! Did you know we have 5 race divisions besides Age Group and Clydesdale/Athena? With the Tri Club Challenge, First Responders Challenge, Military and Uniformed Services Challenge, Herbalife Congressional Challenge, and the Collegiate Challenge, there’s bound to be one that sounds fun to you!

Click below to learn about each of the five challenges and how you can get involved!

Tri Club Challenge

First Responders Challenge

Military and Uniformed Services Challenge

Herbalife Congressional Challenge

Collegiate Challenge (Sprint only)

Please note, you may only register for ONE Race-within-a-Race.

Support Team in Training (TNT)

Since 2008, the Nations Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has raised more than $14 million to help fund treatments that save the lives of blood cancer patients every day.

Programs like TNT enable LLS to fund breakthrough research and the development of targeted therapies that zero in on cancer cells and kill them or Immunotherapies that uses a patient’s own immune system to eradicate cancer. For more information visit