1. Training gear.
Make sure you have all of your training gear ready to go. This includes your bike, running shoes, swim goggles, and any other equipment you use for training.
2. Race day clothes.
On race day, it is essential to be comfortable and able to move without restriction. Clothing that doesn't cause sweating or chafing will allow you to perform your best.
3. Food and water for race day.
Make sure you have a small meal before the race, and pack snacks and water to take with you. Don't forget an ice-filled cooler for your food.
4. Transition area supplies.
The transition area is where you’ll go from your cycling clothes to your running attire, so be sure to bring everything you need. This includes a bike pump, spare tubes, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
5. Bike equipment.
Make sure your bike is in good condition and that all of the parts are working properly. Also, pack a few tools in case you need to do any repairs during the race.
6. Running gear.
Running is the final stage of the triathlon, so it’s important to wear shoes and clothing that are suited for running. Make sure you have plenty of water and energy gels to keep you going during the race.
7. Swimming gear.
Swimming is the first stage of the triathlon, so make sure you have everything you need for the pool. This includes a swimsuit, goggles, cap, and earplugs.
8. Personal items.
Pack any personal items you might need during the race such as a cell phone, keys, money, and ID card. You may also want to bring a change of clothes for after the race.
9. Emergency kit.
Pack an emergency kit in case of any accidents or emergencies during the race. This should include supplies such as bandages, tape, aspirin, and sunscreen.
10. Weather-appropriate gear.
Be prepared for whatever weather conditions await you on race day. This might include sun protection if it’s hot out, or rain gear if it’s raining.