Equipment Checklist


New triathletes are often worried that they don’t have all the necessary gear to enjoy doing a triathlon, and seasoned triathletes are often worried that they will leave to race and leave something at home. Therefore, we have come up with a checklist which may help all our club members – new and old – pack their kit for a fast and fun race.

Absolutely Essential

  • CCTRI swim cap
  • Swimmers
  • T-shirt
  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Running Shoes
  • Race Belt
  • CCTRI Issued Timing Chip

Highly Recommended

  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Towel

Luxury and Ancilliary Items

  • Wetsuit
  • Cycle shorts or tri-suit
  • Heart rate monitor
  • Cycle computer
  • Sports tape
  • Goggle defogger (although a dab of dishwashing liquid can usually do the trick!