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Friday, August 15, 2008

Race Day Checklist

I first posted this list at my previous tri, but there are a few additions.

To get there:
  • Map

For before:

  • Sun screen
  • Body Glide
  • Food (or gel)
  • Water (or Gatorade)
  • Tape to reinforce bib holes
At the start of the swim:
  • Goggles
  • Tri shorts
  • Cycling jersey (or alternate top)
  • Swim Cap (if two required - cold)
  • Wetsuit
At the transition to bike:
  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Glasses
  • Socks
  • Water bottle (with water - to clean feet)
  • Towel
  • Cycling Shoes
  • Race number holder belt
  • Gel
On the bike:
  • Water bottles (with Gatorade or eLoad)
  • Pump
  • Spare tube
  • Tire levers
At the transition to run:
  • Running Shoes
  • Gel
For after:
  • Food
  • Change of clothes
  • Water


answerphoned1,d6 said...

er...flat pepsi? yum!

Jon P said...

Heh... I know, sounds gross, but I've had good luck with it. Carbs & caffeine, and flat makes it easy on the stomach.

I first saw the Tour de France guys doing it... warming up before the stage, they're on the bike with a bottle of Coke in the water cage!