2018 Nation's Escape Triathlon

Sunday 9th September 2018

West Potomac Park: Independence Ave SW, Washington, United States

Triathlon, Olympic/International, Sprint


Activities

  • Olympic Distance - Tier 1
  • Olympic Distance - Tier 2
  • Olympic Distance - Tier 3
  • Olympic Distance Relay - Olympic Relay Team Captain - Tier 1
  • Olympic Distance Relay - Olympic Relay Team Captain - Tier 2
  • Olympic Distance Relay - Olympic Relay Team Captain - Tier 3
  • Olympic Distance Relay - Olympic Relay - Team Member
  • Olympic Distance Aquabike - Tier 1
  • Olympic Distance Aquabike - Tier 2
  • Olympic Distance Aquabike - Tier 3
  • Sprint Distance - Tier 1
  • Sprint Distance - Tier 2
  • Sprint Distance - Tier 3
  • Sprint Distance Relay - Sprint Relay Team Captain - Tier 1
  • Sprint Distance Relay - Sprint Relay Team Captain - Tier 2
  • Sprint Distance Relay - Sprint Relay Team Captain - Tier 3
  • Sprint Distance Relay - Sprint Relay - Team Member

Description

The 13th Annual Nation’s Triathlon will take place Sunday, September 9, 2018 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 750 meter swim in the Potomac River, 20k bike course through DC, and a 5k run through Washington, DC’s historical landmarks with a spectacular finish!

Event details and schedule

Detailed Event Schedule:

Friday, September 7

2:00 PM Sports & Fitness Expo (Packet Pick Up) Opens - Capitol Riverfront Yards Park (MAP & Directions) Corner of M Street SE at First Street SE *New registration available until 6:30 pm*
4:00 PM Course Briefing - Expo Briefing Tent
5:00 PM Course Briefing - Expo Briefing Tent
6:00 PM Course Briefing - Expo Briefing Tent
7:00 PM Sports & Fitness Expo Closes

Saturday, September 8

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM WaveOne Open Water Practice Swim: First Session (Must register in advance) - National Harbor, MD
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM WaveOne Open Water Practice Swim: Second Session (Must register in advance) - National Harbor, MD
10:00 AM

Sports & Fitness Expo (Packet Pick Up) Opens - Capitol Riverfront Yards Park (MAP & Directions) Corner of M Street SE at First Street SE

*New registration until 3:00 pm*

11:00 AM Course Briefing - Expo Briefing Tent
11:00 AM Transition Area Opens for Mandatory Bike Racking, West Potomac Park *Bikes must have race number attached*
12:00 PM Shuttle Service Between Transition Area and Host Hotels Begins (One shuttle per host hotel will run continuously)
12:00 PM Course Briefing - Expo Briefing Tent
2:00 PM Course Briefing - Expo Briefing Tent
2:00 PM FREE Transition Clinic with USA Triathlon Coach Jon Ryder - Transition Area, West Potomac Park
3:00 PM MANDATORY PRO ATHLETE Course Briefing - Expo Briefing Tent
4:00 PM Sports & Fitness Expo Closes
5:00 PM Transition Area Closes
5:30 PM Last Shuttle Leaves Transition Area

Sunday, September 9

4:30 AM Shuttles from each of our Hotel Partners to Race Site begin - Two shuttles will make round trips from the Omni; One shuttle will make round trips from the Hampton Inn - Shuttles will run until 6:15 AM
4:30 AM Access to metered (paid) Race-day Parking Begins: Lots A, B, C by the National Park Service Office at the Corner of Ohio Drive and Buckeye Drive
5:00 AM

Transition Area Opens - West Potomac Park

There is NO race day packet pick up and NO race day bike check in.

6:00 AM Route Roads Will be Closed
6:15 AM Last Shuttle Leaves from our Hotel Partners to Race Site - Two shuttles will make round trips from the Omni; One shuttle will make round trips from the Hampton Inn
6:55 AM Transition Area Closes
6:55 AM National Anthem
7:00 AM

Nations Olympic Triathlon Begins - Pro Men and Women Followed by Age Groups

SWIM START

Athletes will self-seed into different groups according to their estimated swim times. Please look for the estimated time swim signs posted in the start area.

8:00 AM Finish Festival Opens - West Potomac Park
8:30 AM

Nations Sprint Triathlon Begins (Time is approximate)

SWIM START

Athletes will self-seed into different groups according to their estimated swim times. Please look for the estimated time swim signs posted in the start area.

10:30 AM Transition Area Opens for Gradual Bike Removal
11:30 AM Awards Ceremony Begins - Finish Festival Stage
1:00 PM Course Closes, Roads and Parking Lots Begin to Open
3:00 PM Transition Area Closes All Bikes Must be Removed from Transition Area

Schedule subject to change at any time.

Race Day Packet Pick Up

There is NO race day packet pick up UNLESS you have been granted an exception waiver by the race organizer. Please contact info@escapeseriestri.com for more information.

Swim Start

Athletes will self-seed into different groups according to their estimated swim times. Please look for the estimated time swim signs posted in the start area.

Organised by

IMG Worldwide

12400 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 800, LOS ANGELES

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