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#ElectionDay: Get out and vote!

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  Teaching Constitutional law again this year at Rachel Carson Middle School reinforces my belief in the critical importance of civic participation. If you don’t vote, you cannot complain. If you are not an active citizen in our democratic process, then others will decide the direction of our communities, our states and our countries. Free

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Picture Perfect Day for Rock Hall Racers

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The Watermans Sprint Triathlon is one of the Virginia-Maryland Triathlon Super Series fastest and most popular races because of the flat, safe courses and the friendly people of Rock Hall. The Eastern Shore of Maryland (Kent County) has wonderful roads for biking and terrific restaurants and bars, often with live music. The VTSMTS folks note that

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Local NGO Phoenix Bikes Serves Community and Youth

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Phoenix Bikes is a nonprofit organization in the Washington, D.C. area that educates youth, promotes bicycling and builds community. The Phoenix folks actually teach kids how to put a bicycle together!  They supply the tools, the frames, the spare parts from donated bikes, tool boxes, and cannibalized cycles previously used for needed items. The kids first

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Tri It Now 14.06 Makes Use of George Mason Manassas Campus

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Many Northern Virginia residents do not even know about George Mason University’s Prince William Campus. Conveniently located just off I-66, West of the Manassas Business Exit, it is quiet on weekends and a safe venue for triathlons, duathlons and running races. This GMU campus is home to the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, which is

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Jamestown Triathlon Collegiate Championship & Family Racing Fun

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  The future of Triathlon was on full display at the VTSMTS Patriots Sprint Triathlon Sunday. This race is the sight of the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Conference race, so there were lots of athletes from regional universities. The Naval Academy had a large contingent, as did Virginia Tech, University of Delaware, North Carolina, Georgetown, College of

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Virginia & Maryland Triathlon Series acquires Piranha Sports

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Arriving early to the Jamestown Sprint Triathlon race venue, Virginia-Maryland Triathlon Series sponsor Doug Landau had a chance to catch up with Greg Hawkins about the recent acquisition of Piranha Sports. Hawkins and his experienced crew were cleaning up after the Williamsburg area half Ironman distance event and preparing the staging area for the Sprint

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