Tag Archives: The Nation’s Tri

Swimming the line

Last week following the Nation’s Triathlon, I stumbled on some pictures on Flickr from the event.  There was a huge assortment of pics taken on that day – ones of athletes during each of the sports, a few artistic ones, … Read More Here

Nation’s Triathlon 2009 Race Report

As with most any race – the first order of business is packet pickup and usually some form of race briefing.  Now, the Nation’s Triathlon also offers a swim practice on Saturday afternoon as well.  So, we decided to knock … Read More Here

Swimming in the Potomac

I’ve been meaning to post this forever, mostly cause I have these totally awesome photos sitting in a folder. As some of you may know – you’re not allowed to swim in the Potomac river in the waters of the … Read More Here

Nations Triathlon 2008 Race Report

You may already know the resultant, but let’s talk through how it all went down. Pre-Race: I was a bit concerned with logistics race morning as a TON of streets were closed and since our bikes were already checked in … Read More Here

Weekend Wrap-up

First off – Friday night I finally got my act together and registered for next year’s Nation’s Triathlon (an Olympic distance event).  Given my enjoyment at this past year’s event, I added it to my schedule for next (err…this) year.  … Read More Here

My wetsuit makes brown water

After removing my wetsuit in T1 during the Nation’s Tri on Saturday, I left it in the transition area for the rest of the race (dragging it along on the bike or run didn’t seem like it would improve my … Read More Here

The Nation’s Triathlon Race Report

Boo-yah, that’s about all I have to say. Here’s the short version: 7th in age group (out of 90), with PR’s in every category known to mankind.7 561 RAINMAKER 25 Alexandria VA 15 26:17 3:20 16 1:05:30 1:05 11 40:12 … Read More Here

Woot! Awesome day!

Short version: The Nation’s Tri (Oly) rocked.  I don’t have the complete results yet (not posted), but based on watch times, I’ve got: Swim: 26 minutes Bike: 1:05 Run: 40:12 Total: 2 hours 16 minutes (+/- 30 seconds), based on … Read More Here