Congratulations to all of the Best of Competitor winners! Every year, we ask our online readers and social media followers from around the country to nominate their favorite races, specialty shops, clubs, charity programs, coaches, products and more.  Competitor  is pleased to announce the 2013 winners. Triathlon Club Team Z Washington, DC area Read more…

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From the day I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), I focused my ”¨competitive nature on three goals: staying as active as possible; beating MS; ”¨and finding a cure. More importantly, I want to encourage others living with MS ”¨to stay active too. Not everyone with MS will complete a triathlon but, if I ”¨have…

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Link to Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ma0J1bn2lM Every year our Triathlon Team participates in a race called the Scope it Out 5k in Washington, DC.  As a team, we dress up in red shirts and red beanie caps that say “Catch the Polyp” in huge white billboard letters.  When we run the race – we are “all over…

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Link to Article:  http://triathlon.competitor.com/2011/12/training/saras-slam-should-you-always-race-in-a-wetsuit_45088 The buoyancy of a wetsuit is a beautiful thing for weaker swimmers, but whether donning neoprene all the time is a good idea is up for debate. We’ll let Sara McLarty take it away with this month’s challenger, Ryan Pettingill, a coach with Washington, D.C.’s Team Z. Sara: Just because a…

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  Link to Article:  http://triathlon.competitor.com/2011/03/news/road-trippin’-day-2-d-c-trail-run-and-yoga-and-swim-oh-my_23879 Follow Triathlete magazine Senior Editor Jené Shaw as she drives cross-country in search of cool triathletes and interesting triathlon-related stuff throughout the nation. Click here to read past Road Trippin’ Triathlete articles. 9 a.m. D.C. Tri Club President Steve Carlson met me for a trail run in Rock Creek Park,…

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As a fellow member of Team Z, I have known Chris for a few years. The first thing you learn about Chris is what a great guy he is. That is, for as long as you can keep up with him, which isn’t very long. Chris can beat just about anyone on the team at…

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Link to Article:  http://triathlon.competitor.com/2012/06/features/get-inspired-triathletes-hike-mt-kilimanjaro-raise-20000-for-orphans_54815 Our sport attracts a wealth of impressive age-group athletes with stories that remind us to keep moving when things get tough. Whether it’s bouncing back from a crash or helping others through triathlon, we’ll share some of our favorite stories here. Have your own story to tell? Email us at Shareyourstory@competitorgroup.com.…

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This is a blast from our past – our first post in the main stream – we were only 110 athletes then.  We just wanted to save this article for posterity as we continue to evolve as an organization  This article from 2006/2007.

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