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Don Hodgen Celebrates 10th Year at Nation’s Triathlon

Author: Events DC Nation's Triathlon

Date: 05/14/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

65-year-old Arlington resident has been a triathlete since 1985 and hooked on triathlons ever since Donald (Don) A. Hodgen’s first triathlon was the Richmond Sprint Triathlon in 1985. And since then, he has raced over 125 triathlons. He was hook on triathlons after his first race. On September 13, 2015, Don will be participating in Read More


Washington DC Fun Facts — College Edition

Author: Dustin Renwick

Date: 05/12/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

This year marks the 10th anniversary for the Events DC Nation’s Triathlon, and in the spirit of anniversaries, we writing a series of posts with fun facts about Washington, D.C. With the month of May comes commencement ceremonies for the numerous universities in the DC metro region.


Meet a Tri Club: Bike Rack Multisport Team

Author: Bike Rack Multisport Team

Date: 04/28/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

This month we are introducing you to the Bike Rack Multisport Team, a team we have enjoyed working with for many years as our Bike Course Marshals and last year hosted our first, very popular, race weekend Transition Clinic.

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Spring Cleaning your Diet

Author: Jessica DeGore

Date: 04/24/15

Category: Nutrition

While you are spring cleaning your home take a good hard look at your diet and see what little tweaks you can make for improved health. Registered Dietitian and Philadelphia area Triathlete Jessica DeGore has prepared some tips to clean your diet and stay on top of your nutrition this spring!


What To Eat To Get Strong, Fit & Fast For Endurance Athletes

Author: Dr. John Heiss

Date: 04/21/15

Category: Nutrition The Nation's Triathlon Training

By John Heiss, PhD As Senior Director of Sports and Fitness at Herbalife, I’m often asked about how athletes can improve their performance.  It comes down to proper training and good recovery. Sports nutrition is critical to both those components. While there is no one size fits all plan for sports nutrition, here are some general Read More


10 Parks Worth Visiting in D.C.

Author: Lyle Ganz

Date: 04/13/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Washington, D.C., is filled with many wonderful parks and monuments. While visiting D.C. this september for Nation’s Tri, here is a list of ten sites worth seeing.

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2014 Nation’s Tri Race Report: Claudia

Author: Claudia Esjaita

Date: 04/06/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

I love sports, I love traveling, I love challenging myself and trying new things, and I love DC, why wouldn’t I want to go back?! The Nation’s Tri is a no-brainer ! — Claudia Esjaita, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Introducing…the Baltimore Area Tri Club!

Author: Baltimore Area Triathlon Club

Date: 04/02/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Calling all triathletes in the Baltimore area! We want to introduce you to the Baltimore Area Triathlon Club.

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Volunteering for Nation’s Tri

Author: Matt Howard

Date: 03/31/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Every athlete who has made the commitment to race, trained, toed the line and put themselves on the course deserves nothing less than outstanding support. When you volunteer, you have a tangible and direct impact on every athlete you interact with, and therefore have an opportunity to help them achieve their goals.


10 Triathlon Tips to Prep for the Season

Author: Cynthia Steele

Date: 03/26/15

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Spring is finally here in the DC area, and everywhere you look people are running and biking outside. It’s still not outdoor swimming weather, but eventually it will warm up enough to hop in a nearby body of water in a wetsuit, at least. What does this mean? The triathlon season is upon us! Here are 10 Triathlon Tips to Prep for the Season!