Open Water Competition Checklist


Things you should remember to take with you

Pre race at Boucles de Seine 2015

Pre race at Boucles de Seine 2015 L to R: Karen, Marie-Anne, Sarah, Nick, David B, Kirsten, Paul, David, Aurelie, Laura, Louise, Penny, Julio

General

  • FFTRI license / Medical Certificate + ID
  • Tri suit
  • 3 holed tri belt (hole punch/knife/key to make holes in bib)
  • Watch / heart rate monitor
  • Towel
  • Plastic bag for under towel/over shoes in case of rain (and to carry wetsuit post race)
  • Water for transition
  • Energy drinks/gels/bars
  • Sun cream
  • Post race nutrition
  • Post race comfortable/warm/rain proof clothing
Expatriés Olympians at Enghein L to R: Adrian, Julio, Nick, David, Sudeep, Manuel, Paul, Ionut

Expatriés Olympians at Enghein
L to R: Adrian, Julio, Nick, David, Sudeep, Manuel, Paul, Ionut

Swim

  • Wetsuit
  • Anti chaffing creame/talc/gloves to put on wetsuit
  • Swim Cap (doubling up helps in cold water)
  • Goggles
  • Ear plugs/nose plugs

Cycle

  • Bicycle
  • Helmet
  • Glasses
  • Shoes
  • Socks (optional)
  • Gloves (for longer races)
  • Cycle shirt (weather dependant)
  • Repair kit
  • Water Bottle
  • Pump tires before the race!!!

Run

  • Shoes with elastic laces
  • Socks if not used for cycling

 

Refuel

'Bring food from your home country' picnic buffet after Boucles de Seine 2015

‘Bring food from your home country’ picnic buffet after Boucles de Seine 2015