Dawn over the Reflecting Pool in Potomac Park, site of the 2011 Nations Triathlon
A trainer applies Kinesio tape to a racer prior to the start.
Stars and Stripes were the theme throughout the event.
Large flag hangs over the transition area.
Singing of the national anthem at the race start.
Moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Race start = Watch start
The swim leg was canceled this year due to dangerous condition on the Potomac River. Instead racers ran to their bike to complete the 2nd and 3rd legs of the race.
First finisher, Dan Feeney, runs through the finishing straight, holding up the U.S. flag.
Dan Feeney finished first, but received a 6-min penalty which landed him in 20th overall.
Kathleen Hursey approaches the finish line on her way to a first-place result.