Los Angeles Triathlon Club
Race Checklist
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Swim
 
  • Swim suit / or race outfit
  • Goggles
  • Wetsuit
  • Body Glide
  • Swim cap
  • Transition towel
Bike
 
  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Biking shoes/ shoe covers for cold
  • Socks
  • Cycling shorts
  • Cycling top
  • Arm / leg warmers
  • Floor pump
  • Water bottles
  • Bento box
  • Glasses
  • Electrical tape (for gels)
  • Tools / patch kit
  • Tubes / Hand pump / CO2 / Tire Levers, etc.
  • Grease / chain lube
    Bike lock for campsite
  • Valve Extenders (for race wheels)
  • Skewers (for race wheels)
Run
 
  • Race type outfit
  • Running hat / visor
  • Sunglasses
    Running shoes / socks
  • Orthotics
  • Water bottle / fuel belt
Race Specific (varies by race)
 
  • USAT Card / identification
  • Race instructions
    Swim cap from race packet
  • Timing chip
    Race number / race belt (or safety pins)
  • Bike / helmet numbers

 

 

 

Race Food
 
  • ENERGY BARS
  • DRINK POWDER / extra bike bottles
  • GELS / Gel flask if you use
  • Salt / electrolyte tablets
  • LOTS of BOTTLED WATER
  • Post-race protein drink
Camp
 
  • Tent / tarp / stakes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad / air mattress / pillow
  • Lantern / flashlight /
    batteries / headlamp
  • Friday snacks, dinner
  • Sat breakfast / snacks / dinner
  • Sunday breakfast / snacks
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate
  • Pot for boiling water
  • Cooler / lots of ice
    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 / butane lighter, plastic containers, garbage bags
  • Firewood
  • 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
  • Comb / brush / hair band / hair ties
  • Toothbrush / paste / dental floss
    Deodorant
  • Soap / Small shampoo / conditioner
  • Shower shoes
  • Razor
  • Towels
  • Sunscreen
  • After sun lotion / Aloe Vera
  • Lip balm w/sunscreen
  • Aleve / Advil
  • Any current prescriptions/ vitamins
  • Toilet paper - regular or Densepak
  • Nail clippers
  • First aid supplies
  • Bug repellent / citronella candles
  • Ice bag (for soreness, injuries)
Other
 
  • Watch / Heart rate monitor
  • Triathlon Bag
  • Warm up pants
  • Sunscreen
  • More water Bottles
  • Rain jacket
  • Alarm clock
  • Walkman / iPod / books / magazines, chill stuff!
  • Extra shoes (not running/cycling)
  • Hotel / Camp information
  • Directions to race start
  • Extra car keys for your carpool buddy!!

 

 

 

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