Triathlon Transition Checklist

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General Gear

  • Race Directions, Map
  • Race Registration, race packet, timing chip strap
  • Pre-race meal – energy gels, sports drinks
  • ID, USAT number, wallet, cash
  • Magic Marker – Body Marking
  • GPS Watch, HR monitor
  • Trislide, Body Glide, Blister shield, nip guards
  • Transition Backpack
  • Camera/Phone

 

Swim

  • Tri-Suit (1 pc or 2 pc)
  • Goggles (2 pair)
  • Wetsuit
  • Warmwear cap if cold, swim cap
  • Antifog lens spray
  • Towel
  • Ear plugs
  • Nose plugs
  • Trislide or Body Glide

 

Transition 1 (Bike)

  • Bike
  • Floor Tire Pump
  • Water bottles – water/sports drink
  • Spare tubes, co2 cartridges, inflator
  • Tire levers, tool kit, chain lube/cleaner
  • Sunglasses
  • Helmet
  • Gloves if needed
  • Fuel box/Bento Box
  • Energy gels, bars, Sports Drink
  • Socks if needed
  • Jacket, arm warmers, pants/tights – if cold
  • Toe covers if cold
  • Bike Shoes
  • Race number belt w/number if required
  • Bin of water or “Rinse n Ride” to clean feet
  • Sunscreen

Transition 2 (Run)

  • Running Shoes
  • Socks if needed
  • Race number belt w/number if required
  • Hat or Visor
  • Sunscreen
  • Hydration Belt or pack
  • Trislide or Body Glide, Nipgaurds if needed
  • Energy gels, bars, Sports Drink
  • Towel
  • Jacket, Running Pants, Vest (if cold weather)

 

Post Race Items

  • Recovery drink, food, extra water
  • Change of clothes for trip to the podium!
  • Sunscreen
  • Towelettes (“Wet Ones”)
  • First Aid Kit – Hopefully not needed, but nice to have
  • Ibuprofen – make sure are hydrated first
  • Desire to do it all again!!!