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Register Now for the 2017 Vasa Ride in DC

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It’s that time of the year again! Join the Swedish Embassy for the Washington Area Bicyclist Association’s (WABA) 2017 Vasa Ride on Sunday, March 19th. This annual event is a tribute to Sweden’s famed ski race and festival Vasaloppet. The Vasa Ride is a great way to start the year for any bicyclists in the

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GW Equal Justice Foundation's 5K Race for Justice to raise funds for public interest legal services

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Date:Sunday, November 09, 2008 at 8:00 AM Venue:Rock Creek Park Address:Race begins between the FitzGerald Tennis Center and Carter Barron Amphitheatre, Washington, DC 20008 Brief Description: The 5K Race for Justice begins promptly at 8 am. Food and water will be available to participants before and after the race. Prizes will be awarded for: first

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Leap Year Race in Washington, D.C.

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The quaddrennial “Tidal Basin Leap Year Run” took place Friday, February 29th, 2008, with two dozen hardy souls making the 3km. circuit around the Tidal Basin, Jefferson and FDR Memorials. It was cold, but at least it was also windy ! The sun was out, but there is little protection from gusts around the Potomac

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"Awakening" at Hains Point no longer

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The sculpture “The Awakening,” a fixture on the end of Hains Point in Washington, D.C. is there no longer. This artwork, now featured in running ads, was of a giant’s head, legs and arms emerging from the ground. Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau rememberes when the Potomac RIver flooded, the giant looked like he was

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