The 11th Annual Events DC Nationís Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will take place Sunday, September 11, 2016 in the nationís capital, Washington, DC. It features a course that winds through Washington, DCís monument corridor in the shadow of the nationís 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, DCís 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, DCís historical landmarks with a spectacular finish! The 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. The Events DC Nationís 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 Nationís 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.