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There is No Half Time in Triathlon

Author: Adrianne Brakefield

Date: 07/25/14

Category: Training

As you are training for your triathlon, of course you will focus on the three sports–swim, bike, run — but there is the so-called fourth sport “transitions” that one must remember. Brand Ambassador Adrianne runs down some key points to keep in mind.

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Race Day Simulations

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 07/22/14

Category: Training

While preparing for Nation’s Tri, and for all races for that matter, you want to train so as to avoid any surprises on race day. The best way to plan? Try everything out!

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Training Diaries of a Newbie

Author: Lauren E. Klumpp

Date: 07/21/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training Triathletes Around Town

Longtime runner Lauren has recently added both cycling and swimming to her training routine. She writes about the big adjustment and the new challenges as she prepares for her first triathlon at Nation’s Tri!

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Why I volunteer, and why you should too!

Author: Gabi Torres

Date: 07/18/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Volunteers make races happen. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Gabi Torres has a great perspective on why you should consider checking out a race from the other side of the fence.

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Open Water Swimming Skills

Author: Lyle Ganz

Date: 07/16/14

Category: Training

As triathletes, we spend hours in the pool. We work on everything from basic stroke technique to building our endurance through long sets. The next time you are out at the beach, think about trying out these few techniques to up your open water swim game.

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AGE Africa’s 4th Annual Tri for Malawi Team Challenge

Author: Claudia Gonzalez

Date: 07/14/14

Category: Training Triathletes Around Town

Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa’s (AGE Africa) has put together the Tri for Malawi Team Challenge as part of their largest annual fundraising initiative that promotes awareness and provides an opportunity to support girls’ education in Malawi. Find out more about their program.

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Philly Race Report – Managing Expectations

Author: Adrianne Brakefield

Date: 07/10/14

Category: Training

Brand Ambassador Adrianne took on the TriRock Philadelphia race 2 weeks ago. It was her big race after a long break due to an injury — find out how it went!

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Nothing New on Race Day

Author: Heather Butler

Date: 07/09/14

Category: Training

Now is the right time to start testing out your race outfit, nutrition, wetsuit, even your race morning breakfast. You know what they say…Nothing New on Race Day!



Author: Events DC Nation's Triathlon

Date: 07/08/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Events DC Nation’s Tri is launching our 50 States Campaign – we want all 50 states represented on race day. Find out how you can get a FREE ENTRY!


Herbalife Congressional Challenge Kick Off Party

Author: Events DC Nation's Triathlon

Date: 07/07/14

Category: Nutrition The Nation's Triathlon

Join us on Wednesday, July 16th at 5:30 pm at Tortilla Coast, 400 First Street, SE, to kick off our Congressional Challenge with new sponsor, Herbalife!