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Nation's Escape Triathlon

Triathlon: Sprint, Olympic

Aquabike: Olympic

Washington, District of Columbia
September 9th, 2018

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What Racers Have to Say About The Nation's Escape Triathlon

"Aside from the awesome venue, the swim, bike, and run routes were optimized for speed and simplicity. The out and back swim to the Arlington bridge was easy to sight and large buoys further aided in navigation. The bike route was my favorite, with fast, super slab roads perfect for any experience level cyclist. The run was well supported and super flat, with only a single lap distance. I would definitely do this race again!"

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About The Nation's Escape Triathlon

The Nation's Escape Triathlon is a Triathlon race in Washington, District of Columbia consisting of a Sprint, Olympic.

This year will mark the 13th year of this annual event. An elite field of 35 professional athletes, the most ever, including Olympian and seven-time IRONMAN Champion Andy Potts, Olympian Sarah Haskins, Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker and more are set to compete for a $20,000 prize purse. The race will take participants for a swim in the Potomac River (the only event that allows swimming in the Potomac) and winding on a bike ride and run past the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, WWII Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and more. The Nationas Escape Triathlon will offer an action-packed weekend including an Olympic distance race (1.5k swim, 40k bike and 10k run), a sprint distanceKeep Reading

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Race Starting Location - West Potomac Park, West Basin Drive and Ohio Drive SW, Washington, DC

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Racers Say

Aside from the awesome venue, the swim, bike, and run routes were optimized for speed and simplicity. The out and back swim to the Arlington bridge was easy to sight and large buoys further aided in navigation. The bike route was my favorite, with fast, super slab roads perfect for any experience level cyclist. The run was well supported and super flat, with only a single lap distance. I would definitely do this race again!

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- The best race course in the tri-state region

10/01/2017

Aside from the awesome venue, the swim, bike, and run routes were optimized for speed and simplicity. The out and back swim to the Arlington bridge was easy to sight and large buoys further aided in navigation. The bike route was my favorite, with fast, super slab roads perfect for any More...

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- Smaller, better, could just improve on the bib pickup

10/01/2017

I have been racing in Nation's tri , olympic distance since 2013 and really appreciated the smaller size /
Number of participants this year, as well as the new method fir the swim start. I made the start go faster and this was a
Massive improvement on the past years. One suggestion for More...

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- Not as good as before

10/01/2017

The pre race being outside (what if it rained?) as well as the 20 minute delayed start. And the poor post race experience really turned me off the the escape series. From the generic medal to the sad finisher food, i feel let down from having done this race before. More...

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