Racing presidents, Nationals Park to be featured on finale of CBS’s The Amazing Race Sunday

CBS’s The Amazing Race will feature Nationals Park, the Nats’ racing presidents and mascot Screech, as the season finale takes place in Washington, DC. The episode was shot last December, and features a task in which participants are suspended from a zip wire stretching from the center field plaza to the top of the stadium, … Continue reading Racing presidents, Nationals Park to be featured on finale of CBS’s The Amazing Race Sunday

Photos: Racing Presidents arrive at Mt. Rushmore, Teddy on a Snowmobile, wins fan vote

Teddy Roosevelt and WH Taft met up with their fellow Nats racing presidents and mascot Screech at Mt. Rushmore to celebrate Presidents Day, after Teddy trounced Bill in their “Executive Adventure” Twitter contest. After Teddy played poker in Deadwood, the racing presidents went snowmobiling at Recreational Springs Resort, and Ice Skating in Rapid City. First … Continue reading Photos: Racing Presidents arrive at Mt. Rushmore, Teddy on a Snowmobile, wins fan vote

Teddy is first to Indiana, maintaining 3x lead over Taft

Racing president Teddy Roosevelt appears to be making excellent time in his race to Mt. Rushmore, tweeting that he beat rival William Howard Taft to the Indiana border just after 5:00pm Friday. That’s nearly one third of the driving distance from Nationals Park to the South Dakota landmark on just the first afternoon. Taft, meanwhile, … Continue reading Teddy is first to Indiana, maintaining 3x lead over Taft

Racing president auditions postponed as Teddy Roosevelt & William Howard Taft race to Mt. Rushmore

Racing president auditions will not be held on Presidents Day weekend this year. The Washington Nationals announced this evening that they would break the tradition in order to promote their newly-conjured rivalry between racing president fan favorite Teddy Roosevelt and newcomer William Howard Taft. The two presidents will take off Friday in a 4-day race … Continue reading Racing president auditions postponed as Teddy Roosevelt & William Howard Taft race to Mt. Rushmore

Racing presidents don boxers for Cupids Undie Run

For the second year in a row, the Nationals’ racing presidents appeared in the annual Cupids Undie Run on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Saturday. Volunteers stripped to their underwear and ran 1.5 miles in near-freezing weather. George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy all participated, donning boxer shorts over their usual racing uniforms. New racing … Continue reading Racing presidents don boxers for Cupids Undie Run