Training Kit List

Session Essential Nice To Have/Recommended Over Time
Pool Swim Swimsuit

Hat (latex)

Goggles

For Drills – Flippers – Small, Hand Paddles/Pads, Pool Buoy,

Shower Gear

Basic Water resistant watch that has stop watch

Water/Bottle

Kickboard (most pools have them)

A watch with swim metrics for tracking workouts

Open Water Sim Neoprene (cold) or Latex (warm) Hat

Wet Suit (compulsory below certain water temp)

Goggles

Under clothing – Swimsuit or Tri-Suit

Towel

Cream for chaffing

Basic Water resistant watch

Safety Balloon (if not part of group)

Let someone know your plans, swim with others where possible and weather/water conditions good.

Post Swim Fluids, Food/Snack & Towel

Sliders/Flip Flops GPS watch
Cycling Helmet (compulsory for racing)

Bike

Gloves

Lights front and back

Trainers (toe clips/strap in to pedals)

Comfortable Sport clothing (including inner layer in cold weather)

Pockets for food

Water/Bottle

High Visible jacket

Wet Gear (again hi vis)

Spare wheel tubes and kit

Let someone know your plans.

Cycle with others where possible

Cycle only during daylight

Pump

Road Bike

Cycling Specific Clothing Bottoms & Top

Cycling Shoes with cleat and clip-in pedals

Clip-on Tri Bars

Winter Gloves

Winter Shoe Covers

Winter Head/Face Scarf

Bike computer track time, distance, speed, cadence, HR

Turbo machine for indoor sessions

Heart rate (HR) monitor strap or part of watch

Bike you use for racing closer to race time

Smart Turbo machine

Account with Virtual cycling service e.g. Zwift

Power meter

Aero type Helmet

Book a “bike fit” session

Running Runners

Shorts & Top (or Tri Suit if weather and circumstance permits)

High Visible gear if running in dark

Winter – Hat and Gloves

Watch with stop

Heart rate monitor chest strap or part of watch.

Watch with Run specific features

Running specific shoe brands

Running Belt or pockets for food

Head Torch if running in dark

Support socks for running (if needed for feet)

 

 

Racing Kit List

Race Type Essential Nice To Have / Recommended Over Time
Swimming Googles (and spare)

Neoprene (cold) or Latex (warm) Hat

Wet Suit (compulsory below certain water temp)

Under clothing – Swimsuit or Tri-Suit

Cream for chaffing

Water resistant watch

Towel

Race Chip

Race Number

Tri-Suit

Heart rate (HR) monitor strap or part of watch

Ear Plugs

Wet Suit repair glue

GPS watch
Cycling Helmet (compulsory)

Bike

Gloves

Trainers (toe clips/strap in to pedals)

Talcum powder in Trainers

Comfortable Sport clothing or Tri-Suit

Pockets/attachments on bike for fuelling

Water/Bottles fixed to bike

Spare wheel tubes and kit

Pump

Race Number

Race Chip

Tri-Suit with Race Number afixed

 

Cycling Shoes with cleat and clip-in pedals

Clip-on Tri Bars

Elastic bands to attach shoes to bike for Transition take off

Bike computer track time, distance, speed, cadence, HR

Heart rate (HR) monitor strap or part of watch

Aero type Helmit

Water through suction tube

Running Run shorts and top

Race belt for Race

Number and/or food

Runners & socks(longer races)

Race Chip

Talcum powder in runners

Appropriate headwear for weather conditions

Tri-Suit with Race Number attached

Quick fasten/slip on/lock laces for runners

Sun glasses if needed

International Event Arrangement for bike (transport or carry case)

Preparation time to explore route and climatise with local conditions.

Travel documentation.

Other considerations Tapering in leadup to race day.

Bike check pre race

Bed and wakeup timings

Appropriate meals for night before and breakfast

Bag or box for transition rules permitting and towel.

Bike and equipment rack up in Transition area (when/where).

 

Race briefing and start line logistics and transition area makeup. Study of race course.

Fuelling plan for Pre race , whilst in transitions, cycling and running. Practice during training sessions.

Post race fluids, food for carbs and protein.

Plan for use of water/food stations

TI Licence details

Race registration details

Race Plan

Toilet Plan

Post Race Analysis

No music/headphones.

 

Above all, enjoy/soak in the experience. Race is the celebration of all the hard work!