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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 Updates

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!      

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A.R.T.: Your New Secret Weapon to Any Roadblocks in Your Nation’s Tri Training

Author: Erin Stephens


Category: Injury Prevention Triathletes Around Town

When the cold hand of injury strikes down on an athlete, the punishment is usually the same: cross-train. Hawaii triathlete Erin Stephens has had good luck with another option: A.R.T. Find out how she keeps injuries at bay!

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What Percentage of Training Time Should You Swim/Bike/Run?

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 07/02/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Training

Training for a triathlon – trying to improve three disciplines during the week – can seem daunting and overwhelming and it is easy to question if you are spending enough training time on each. Here are a few items to consider when you are training, whether you are putting a training plan together or are having a hard time trusting the one you have.

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Training Hard, Dreaming Big

Author: Ashley Ahner

Date: 06/30/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Triathletes Around Town

Most people can swim, bike OR run but how many people can swim, bike AND run? That is why Ashley Ahner from Georgia enjoys triathlon: because of the challenge.

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Gear: Need vs. Want

Author: Davy DeArmond

Date: 06/25/14

Category: Training

It’s fun to shop for Tri Toys, but sometimes it is important to step back and figure out if we are spending our hard earned money on what we actually need, or something we want. Brand Ambassador Davy delves into the details.

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Triathletes Around Town: Race Report

Author: Michael Morris

Date: 06/23/14

Category: Triathletes Around Town

One of our Triathletes Around Town, Michael Morris, took part in the Bath County (VA) Triathlon this past weekend as part of his training for The Events DC Nation’s Triathlon. Here’s his report!