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What do I need to do a triathlon?
Come prepared ... the GGTC recommended race check list
General

( ) Race packet
( ) USAT card
( ) Race entry confirmation letter
( ) Wallet, ID, license, cash, etc.
( ) Transition bag (preferably backpack style)
( ) Pre-race meal
( ) Energy bars and/or gels 
( ) Fluid replacement drinks and/or water
( ) Body glide 
( ) Watch/Heart rate monitor 
( ) First aid kit
( ) Toothbrush and paste
( ) Hotel information
( ) Directions, maps, etc to race start
( ) Walkman, books, magazines, etc.
( ) Extra safety pins
( ) Extra swimsuit
( ) Extra towels
( ) Extra contacts/glasses
( ) Ibuprofen and prescription drugs you take
(iM) Reflective tape

 

Swim

( ) Swimsuit 
( ) Wetsuit 
( ) Goggles 
( ) Earplugs 
( ) Extra cap 
( ) Towel (big and little)
( ) Water in a pan to wash sand off feet in T1

 

Bike

( ) Bike 
( ) Bike helmet 
( ) Bike jersey 
( ) Bike gloves 
( ) Bike shorts (sometimes worn underneath wetsuit) 
( ) Bike shoes 
( ) Sports bra 
( ) Sunglasses 
( ) Patch kit 
( ) Pump (floor and emergency pumps)
( ) Spare tubes
( ) Tools
( ) Water bottles 
( ) Small towel 
(iM) Extra tube
(iM) Bento box
(iM) Underseat bag
(iM) Extra water bottles
(iM) Food you plan to carry on the bike

 

Run

( ) Running hat
( ) Running shoes 
( ) Orthotics (if you need them) 
( ) Running shirt/singlet
( ) Running shorts/pants 
( ) Running socks 
( ) Number belt 
( ) Fuel/water belt 
( ) Sunglasses 
(iM) Food
(iM) Extra socks
(iM) Long-sleeved shirt

 

Post Race & Other Items To Consider

( ) Comfortable clothes AND shoes for after the race 
( ) Sunscreen 
( ) Extra water to rehydrate 
( ) Post race food/drink
( ) Toilet paper
( ) Spare goggles, glasses, contacts, socks, etc. 
( ) Magic marker
( ) Camera
( ) Film
( ) Cell phone and charger