Event Details

Hello Ward 7 Residents & Larger DC Community!

We're excited to be offering a Splash and Dash community race! This event was created to introduce youth, and adults to multisport racing. The Splash and Dash provides pressure free, and friendly competition, environment among a variety of ability levels of each athlete. Through funding from the DC Department of Parks and Recreation we invite Ward 7 residents 14 and up, along with the larger DC community, to join us as we stay healthy and active as a community.

District Triathlon's unsanctioned Splash and Dash Event promotes an active lifestyle in a community setting. This race is a short course, duathlon(swim/run) event hosted in a safe space for all ability levels. Participants can use any swim stroke, grab the wall, stand up, and/or take a break... JUST DON'T QUIT! Below are event details. We hope that you'll join us!

What: A Splash and Dash is a multisport event were individuals compete in a race by swimming and then transitioning into a run. To learn more visit here.

When: Saturday, August 18th 2018

Where: Kenilworth Pool & Recreation Center, 4321 Ord St. NE, Washington, DC 20019

Sign-up: You can sign-up here on the Eventbrite page as an individual or as a relay team of 2

Race Check in: Sat, Aug 18 6:00 am - 7:40am (there is only day of check-in)

Race Start: 8:00 am

What to bring: Swimsuit, goggles, swim cap, towel, running clothes & shoes, a change of clothes for after the race, water bottle, hat, sunscreen, bug spray, and a positive attitude!

Race Course: Athletes will complete the swim in the newly built Kenilworth Outdoor Pool and then run along the Anacostia River Trail.

Individual Race Distance: 200 meter swim + 5k Run/Walk/Jog

Relay Race Distance: 200 meter swim + 5k Run/Walk/Jog; A relay team allows participants to share the load during this fun, multi-sport event. One athlete will complete the swim followed by a partner performing the 5k run to complete the Splash and Dash. Relay teams can be either adults, teenagers, or both.

Finisher Medals: The first 100 indviduals to sign-up and complete the race will receive a medal. Each person on a relay team will receive their own medal.

Contact: [email protected]

  • When: Sat Aug. 18
    8:00 am - 11:00 am

  • Address: 4321 Ord Street, NE
    Washington DC,US 20784-1437

  • Web: Visit Website