Archive for the ‘The Nation’s Triathlon’ Category

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Racing Season Means Expo Extravaganzas

Author: Dustin Renwick

Date: 04/10/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Updates

It’s expo season, and Brand Ambassador Dustin has some tips for making the most out of your visit.

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Bike Course: Q and A with Nick Lynch, Events DC Nation’s Triathlon


Date: 03/12/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon Updates

Lyle Ganz, second year Brand Ambassador for Nation’s Triathlon and long time triathlete, sat down with Nick Lynch, VP of Triathlon at Competitor Group, to talk about the changes to the 2014 bike course.

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TriYAS Race Report

Author: Michael Stanek

Date: 03/07/14

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

We sent Michael Stanek to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to race TriYAS by Activelife, the Events DC Nation’s Triathlon’s sister race, for winning the Etihad Airways Triathlon Club Challenge last September. You will not want to miss his race report!

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2013 Race Report: Nation’s Tri

Author: Trevor Albert

Date: 12/18/13

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Brand Ambassador Trevor takes on the 2013 Nation’s Triathlon


Bike Check Up

Author: Lyle Ganz

Date: 09/03/13

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

I have been training all season for my “A” race which is coming up in about 9 days.  Putting in some hard rides all season had left my bike in a not so great condition.  It wasn’t bad, but it NEEDS to be race ready.  The shifting wasn’t quite right, I thought the handlebar was Read More

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Bike Handling Skills – Practice makes perfect….

Author: Jennifer Rentch

Date: 08/31/13

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

riathletes spend hours and hours on our bikes but mostly going in a straight line getting our miles in on a country road somewhere or we are on a bike trainer pedaling to go nowhere. Triathlon races are different from bike races in that riders are entering the course at different times, as they exit Read More


World Class City, World Class Triathlon, World Class Cause… Join us in 2012!

Author: Kristen Avioli

Date: 09/30/11

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Taking part in an endurance event is fun and exciting, and seems to be the to-do thing these days. Every weekend you can choose from a laundry list of events from distance running, getting down and dirty with some obstacle courses, triathlons ranging from sprint to iron distance , aquavelos or duathlons. How’s a girl Read More

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At the Nation’s Tri finish line…and speechless

Author: Benjamin "Ryan" Phelps

Date: 09/22/11

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

At the finish line of the 2011 Nation’s Triathlon, one of the many gracious volunteers asked me “Are you okay?” I was bent at the hips, feeling dizzy and clammy.  Standing still, but swaying a bit, stomach knotted, ears ringing. My right plantar fascia was seething, and both hands were planted firmly on my knees. Read More


Nation’s Tri Swim Start Update

Author: Michelle Harburg

Date: 08/25/11

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Waiting for your age group wave to start is no fun, especially in the rain! In our 2010 post race survey many athletes asked us to find a way to reduce the wait times, especially for those that started in some of the final waves. We listened and decided to pilot a swim time trial Read More


Why do YOU Tri?

Author: Kaitlin Sighinolfi

Date: 08/11/11

Category: The Nation's Triathlon

Have you ever been asked why you tri? Do you tri because you needed a new challenge or because you have something to prove to yourself or to others? Do you tri in rememberence or honor of a loved one? Are you doing it because of a dare or because a friend needed a training buddy? There are Read More