kit

whether its swim kit, race kit or club kit – don’t forget the kit tag!

Race Checklist

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Swim
  • Swim suit / or race outfit
  • Goggles
  • Swim cap
  • Transition towel

Open Water

  • Wetsuit
  • Body Glide
Bike
  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Cycling Shoes
  • Water bottles
  • Glasses
  • Tools / patch kit
  • Tubes / Hand pump / CO2 / Tire Levers, etc.

Optional Items

  • Race Belt (if not pinning on numbers)
  • Socks
  • Cycling shorts (if not wearing tri-suit)
  • Cycling top (if not wearing tri-suit)
  • Bento Box (longer distances – keep food/snacks)
  • Arm / leg warmers (Cold Weather)
  • Overshoes  (Cold Weather)
  • Valve Extenders (for race wheels)
  • Skewers (for race wheels)

Pre Race

  • Floor pump
  • Bike lock for campsite
  • Tape (for gels)
  • Rubber Bands to attach shoes to pedals
  • Grease / chain lube
Run
  • Race type outfit
  • Running hat / visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Running shoes / socks
  • Orthotics
  • Water bottle / fuel belt
Race Specific
  • Triathlon England Membership Card or ID
  • Race instructions
  • Swim cap
  • Timing chip
  • Race number / safety pins
  • Bike / helmet numbers

 

 

 

Nutrition
  • Energy Bars
  • Energy Drink Powder / extra bike bottles
  • Energy Gels / Gel flask if you use
  • Salt / electrolyte tablets
  • Bottles of Water
  • Post-race protein drink
Camping
  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mattress / pillow
  • Torch / batteries / headlamp
  • Snacks, dinner
  • Race Day Breakfast
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate
  • Pot for boiling water
  • Cookware / utensils if needed
  • Bottle opener, can opener, corkscrew
  • Beer, wine, plastic cups
  • Plate/bowl/mug/sharp knife/ cutting board
  • BBQ tools
  • Foil, plastic wrap/bags, matches / lighter,
  • plastic containers, binbags
  • Sponge / soap / towel for clean up
  • Plastic bags for dirty / wet clothes
  • Blanket / chair for sitting around campfire

 

 

 

Personal Kit
  • Use plastic zip bags to keep things dry
  • hair band / hair ties
  • Toothbrush / paste
  • Deodorant
  • Soap / Small shampoo / conditioner
  • Razor
  • Towels
  • Sunscreen
  • After sun lotion / Aloe Vera
  • Lip balm w/sunscreen
  • Any current prescriptions/ vitamins
  • Toilet Roll
  • First aid supplies
  • Bug repellent / citronella candles
Other
  • Watch / Heart rate monitor
  • Triathlon Bag
  • Warm up clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • More water Bottles
  • Rain jacket
  • Alarm clock
  • iPod / books / magazines, chill stuff!
  • Extra shoes (not running/cycling)
  • Hotel / Camp information
  • Directions to race start