Co-Owned by former Amateur World Champion and 2008 US National Triathlon Team Member, Margie Shapiro, Potomac River Running has a passion for multi-sport. Prior to embarking on her pro career, Margie worked her way through the age group ranks in many of the area's popular races – Columbia, Reston, Diamond in the Rough, and IronGirl to name a few. At =PR= Running, we understand the unique needs of triathletes, from beginner to expert and are committed to helping you meet all of you racing and training goals.
Completing your first triathlon is NOT scary!
OK, maybe it seems scary now, but it’s really a simple case of “we fear what we don’t understand.” Knowing what to have and do in each phase of the race can seem daunting, but trust us, it is not as complicated as it seems. Triathletes are a kind and welcoming bunch, so let us be the first extend a warm invitation to those who’ve considered racing a triathlon but haven’t yet pulled the trigger. Gear can be easily separated into Need to Have and Nice to Have categories.