Event Overview

Events DC Nation’s Triathlon

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Olympic Race: 7:00 AM

Sprint Race: 8:30 AM

Location: West Potomac Park, Ohio Drive SW, Washington, DC

Sport and Fitness Expo: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW; Washington, DC 20008

  • Friday, September 9th: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 10th: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Please note, athletes must be 18 or over to participate as required by Washington, DC.



Sprint: Swim: 800 meters. Bike: 26.5 K. Run: 5K.

Olympic: Swim: 1500 meters. Bike: 40 K.  Run: 10 K.

Olympic Aquabike: Swim: 1500 meters. Bike: 40 K.


Important Race Weekend Information

Confirmation Sheet: Coming Soon – Print, sign & bring with you to mandatory packet pick up.

2016 Athlete Event Guide

2016 Saturday Practice Swim Information

2016 Schedule of Events

For more information, please visit Athlete Info


Events DC Nation’s Triathlon Overview

small_runnerThe 11th Annual Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will take place Sunday, September 11, 2016 in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. It features a course that winds through Washington, DC’s monument corridor in the shadow of the nation’s best known memorials and national treasures. The Olympic Distance triathlon, sanctioned by the USAT, includes a 1.5k swim in the Potomac River, 40k bike course through DC, and a 10k run through Washington, DC’s historical landmarks with a spectacular finish! In 2014, we introduced the inaugural Sprint Distance triathlon. Sanctioned by the USAT, the Sprint Distance course includes a 800 meter swim in the Potomac River, 26.5k bike course through DC, and a 5k run through Washington, DC’s historical landmarks with a spectacular finish!
small_bikerThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) funds research to  help find better treatments and cures for blood cancer. Over its 60 year  history, LLS has contributed to the discovery of innovative treatments for blood cancers, many of which are used to treat a wide variety of other cancers  and diseases. To learn more about LLS, or to donate, visit www.LLS.org/donate.
small_capitolThe Events DC Nation’s Triathlon is more than just a race, it is a weekend full of events for athletes, spectators and volunteers. As race day approaches, additional information (like swim waves and the athlete guide) will be posted on the Athlete Services Platform.
The Events DC Nation’s Triathlon is Para-Athlete friendly. USA Triathlon-sanctioned races that have undergone an event application review and are deemed capable of accommodating all USA Triathlon Paratriathlon Categories.USAT_SanctionedEvent_ParaFriendly