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Sunday September 9th

2018 Nation’s Escape Triathlon

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 7:00am

West Potomac Park

Ohio Drive and West Basin Drive SW

Washington, DC 20024

free to attend


More than 2,000 triathletes will take over the capitol of the United States, for the 2018 Nation’s Escape Triathlon. This year will mark the 13th year of this annual event, which includes an elite field of professional athletes competing for a $20,000 prize purse. West Potomac Park will host the challenging Olympic distance race, which will take participants on a 1.5k swim in the historic Potomac River past the Arlington Cemetery and under the Memorial Bridge; a 40k flat and fast bike ride past the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, WWII Memorial and Kennedy Center; and on a challenging 10k single loop run past the Jefferson Memorial, National Holocaust Museum, U.S. Mint, Tidal Basin and more. The sprint distance race will feature a 750m swim, a 26K bike ride and a 5k run, along the same course. The Nation’s Escape Triathlon is recognized as a bucket list race for triathletes, featuring one of the only opportunities for athletes to swim in the Potomac River and through DC’s historical landmarks.

Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018

1500 S Capitol St SE

Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon

10:00am to 5:30pm

National Postal Museum

2 Massachusetts Avenue North East

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 633-5555



May 25, 2018 – March 3, 2019
Monday – Sunday from 10:00 am -5:30 pm

In this exhibition, the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum will explore the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first Secretary of the Treasury and through portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and revenue stamps. The experience is augmented by in-gallery interactives and educational programming, coinciding with the Washington dates of the national touring version of “Hamilton: An American Musical.”

Museum Hours:
Open daily 10AM-5:30PM

For questions please contact 202-633-5555.

Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm
225 7th Street South East
Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Laurel Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Palisades Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm
48th Place NorthWest at MacArthur Boulevard
Washington, DC 20007

From: Palisades Farmers Market

Dupont Circle Fresh Farm Market

Time: 8:30am to 1:30pm
1560 20th Street North West
Washington, DC 20036

From: Dupont Circle Fresh Farm Market

About This Market:
– The Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market accepts SNAP (EBT/Food Stamps). All EBT and WIC/Senior coupon customers will receive “Double Dollar” coupons to match their EBT dollars and WIC/Senior coupons redeemed up to $10. For more information, see Nutrition Assistance Programs or visit the Information Table at market to find out more.
– The Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market is located in the heart of one of Washington, DC’s most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods. Washingtonian magazine credits the market with “teaching Washingtonians to love their fruits and vegetables.” The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times of London also named the market one of the top farmers’ markets in the country. During the peak season, there are more than 40 farmers offering fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, cheeses, fruit pies, breads, fresh pasta, cut flowers, potted plants, soaps and herbal products.

Market Hours:

April, 2016 – December, 2016
Sundays: 8:30AM – 1:30PM

Location: 20th St. NorthWest between Massachusetts Ave. and Connecticut Ave,in the adjacent parking of PNC bank.

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