Friday, September 5, 2014

2014 Events DC Nation’s Triathlon

The 9th Annual Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will take place Sunday, September 7, 2014 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. This International 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!

Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014
Time: 7:00 AM
Venue: Washington, DC
Address: West Potomac Park

There will be traffic closures in effect until 2:00 pm to include the following:

Most of East Potomac Park and all of West Potomac Park will be closed for this event from approximately 6:00 am to 2:00 pm. The only exception is a two way traffic pattern will be in affect to allow individuals to access Hains Point Golf Course and Tennis Bubble.

**Access can only be gained via the ramps from the Freeway to East Potomac Park. The only way to exit East Potomac Park will be from Buckeye Drive to the SE Freeway.

Maine Avenue will be closed west of East Basin Drive, from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Independence Avenue will be closed west of 15th Street, from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Rock Creek Parkway will be closed in its entirety. South of Virginia Avenue, will be closed from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm. North of Virginia Avenue, will be closed from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm.

**The only exception is there will be one lane allowing a two way traffic flow from the ramp from K Street to southbound Rock Creek Parkway (to allow visitation to and from Thompson Boat Center).

Beach Drive will be closed south of Porter Street, with no access to or from The National Zoo from Beach Drive.

Traffic can flow south on Cathedral Avenue NW and up Shoreham Hill to Calvert Street NW.

Course Map: