Triathlon Equipment Check List – Transition Area Triathlon Gear

Swim Equipment

  • Wet Suit
  • Wetsuit lubricant and cleaner
  • Swim Suit
  • Goggles
  • Ear Plugs
  • Nose Clips
  • Cap
  • Anti-Fog Solution
  • Snorkel if you use one

Biking Equipment

  • Tri Bike or Road Bike
  • Chain Lube
  • Wrench Set/Tools
  • Tire Levers, Spare Wheels, Tubes and Tires
  • Pump and Patch Kit
  • Cycling Helmet, Shoes, Gloves
  • Filled Water Bottles
  • CO2 Cartridges and Accessories
  • Anti-Chafe Cream
  • Cycling Shirt, Socks and Shorts
  • Sunglasses

Running Equipment

  • Running Shoes and Apparel
  • Water Bottles
  • Sunglasses
  • Hats

After the Race

  • Towel
  • Street Clothes
  • Sandals or Flip Flops
  • Windbreaker or Jacket
  • Umbrella and Poncho (rainy weather)
  • Gloves and Cap/Toque (cold weather)

Other Necessities

  • Wrist Watch
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • Special Needs (asthma inhalers, epi-pens, etc. and belt)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Tylenol or Advil
  • Sun Block
  • Glucose Tabs/Energy Gels
  • Energy Bars and Drinks
  • Camera
  • Money
  • Directions to Check-In
  • Race Number and Belt
  • Garbage Bag
  • Transition Bag with Towels

Stocking this list before race day will cover nearly any surprise you might encounter. Buy everything you need—the rest is either household items or things you can only get after registration.


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