Triathlon Race Checklist

  • Swim
  • Swimsuit or TriSuit
  • Swim cap (usually provided by race)
  • Goggles (2 pair—just in case)
  • Heart Rate Monitor (if you use one)
  • Wetsuit
  • Body Glide/Pam
  • Timing Chip/Strap (if the race is using chip timing)
  • Bike
  • Bike (duh!)
  • Shoes, make sure to check cleats for wear before race
  • Race # on your belt
  • Gloves
  • Water bottles
  • Nutrition to be used on the bike segment
  • Helmet
  • Sunglasses
  • Bike shorts/jersey (if you’re changing between swim/bike)
  • Arm/leg warmers (depending on the weather)
  • Socks
  • Patch kit/spare tube/co2 cartridge & nozzle
  • Tools (if you want to carry the weight)
  • Run
  • Singlet/Shorts/Socks (if you’re changing again)
  • Running Shoes/orthodics
  • Nutrition (if you’re using your own rather than what’s on the course)
  • Race # on your belt (if you didn’t put it on for the bike)
  • Hat/visor
  • Jacket/tights if the weather might turn cold
  • Transition Area
  • Water and/or other nutrition for pre-race warm up (waiting and waiting…)
  • Sunscreen/lip balm
  • Towel (s)
  • Misc.
  • Safety pins
  • Tape
  • scissors/knife
  • plastic twisties
  • dry clothes for post race
  • recovery nutrition
  • pen/pencil/paper
  • picture ID
  • money/credit card



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