INAUGURAL WASHINGTON DC TRIATHLON TO TAKE PLACE SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2010
Posted Jan 30 2010 11:55am
Posted by Brandon on Jan 30, 2010 |
WASHINGTON, DC Race organizers announced today that the Inaugural Washington DC Triathlon will take place on Sunday, June 20, 2010 in the nation’s capital. Brought to you by the producers of The Nation’s Triathlon, the race will feature Sprint and Olympic distance courses that wind through DC’s monumental corridors with a spectacular finish along Pennsylvania Avenue – America’s Main Street – in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol Building. Registration for the race opens February 1st, 2010. Those interested in registering for the race should go to www.DCTri.com.
A USAT-sanctioned race, the races will start in West Potomac Park along the banks of the Potomac River and will finish on Pennsylvania Avenue and 3rd Streets, NW. The Sprint distance course includes a .8k swim, 20k bike and 6.7k run. The Olympic distance course includes a 1.5k swim in the Potomac River, 40k bike course along DC’s most scenic parkways and a 10k run through Washington’s monumental corridor.
According to Charles Brodsky, founder of The Washington DC Triathlon and The Nation’s Triathlon, “We are incredibly pleased to bring a second triathlon to our city, which not only boasts the nation’s top triathlete Mayor but also features two unparalleled courses that offer swimming, biking and running tours of DC’s most spectacular monuments and national treasures. No where else in the world can competitors trace the footsteps of America’s history while competing alongside the nation’s best.”
The sponsors for the Inaugural Washington DC Triathlon include: Champion Systems, Official Apparel Sponsor; Vida Fitness, Official Health Club Sponsor; Georgetown Running Company, Official Retailer; The Bike Rack, Official Bike Retailer; and ZipVit, Official Gel and Bar Sponsor.
The Washington, DC Triathlon, brought to you by the producers of The Nation’s Triathlon, offers a Sprint and Olympic distance course set against the historic backdrop of Washington, DC – Tri Town USA – and its magnificent monuments and national treasures.