The Nation's Triathlon will offer OPTIONAL Course Briefings on Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7. These briefings will provide athletes with information about the race course, race rules and regulations and racing in Washington, DC. Briefings are not mandatory, but are suggested for athletes who have not completed The Nation's Triathlon in the past.
Please see the Race Weekend Schedule for course briefing times.
ALL athletes must pick up their OWN packets on Friday, September 6 or Saturday, September 7. Packets will NOT be distributed on race day. ALL members of a team MUST pick up their individual packet, team members do not have to pick up their packets at the same time. Race bracelets will be given to all athletes and will be inside of each packet. Packets will be held under Team name.
Packet pickup will be held at the Expo
All athletes must rack their bike on Saturday, September 7, 2013 AFTER picking up your race packet. You will need your race bracelet and number on your bike to enter the transition area. We will have bike mechanics on duty Saturday and race morning able to perform minor bike maintenance at no charge. They will have bike pumps, but we do recommend bringing your own and sharing it. The bike mechanic tents are located within the transition area.
Bike check-in Hours:
- Saturday, September 7th 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
- Transition Area - West Potomac Park
ABSOLUTELY NO PACKET PICKUP ON RACE DAY. NO EXCEPTIONS. THERE IS NO ADMITTANCE TO THE TRANSITION AREA WITHOUT A RACE BRACELET WORN ON YOUR WRIST.