The third annual Nations Triathlon will take place Sunday, September 14, 2008 in the nations Capital.
This Olympic distance triathlon includes a 1.5k swim in the Potomac River, 40k bike course through downtown D.C., and a 10k run along Washington, DCs monumental corridor.
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The finish line will be located on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the Navy Memorial and National Archives.
The awards ceremony is scheduled to start at 10:30am.
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About the Nations Triathlon: The Nations Triathlon, founded by Charles L. Brodsky, is the premiere Olympic distance triathlon in the United States. Set against the magnificent and patriotic setting of the nations capital and its monuments, participants in the Nations Triathlon will swim 1.5k in the Potomac River, a course that will take them under the Memorial Bridge, bike 40k through downtown D.C. and out onto Clara Barton Parkway and Rock Creek Park, and run 10k through downtown D.C, past the White House, Washington Monument, National Mall, finishing on the plaza of the Navy Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue.
The race begins in the scenic East West Potomac Park where swimmers will enter the Potomac and swim upstream on a course that takes them under the Memorial Bridge and back.
A spacious transition area facilitates quick transition from the swim to the bike course, which takes competitors along a wide, mostly flat course that loops from downtown DC to the Rock Creek Parkway to the Clara Barton Parkway.
The final leg of the race is a 10k run that takes competitors alongside the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National Mall, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Navy Memorial, Kennedy Center, Korean War Memorial, FBI Building, National Archives, National Treasury, Holocaust Memorial and more.