Preliminary packing list for first half ironman

Brain dump time, folks. Part of the blog is sharing the process, so here’s everything I need to pack tomorrow for my flight out Friday morning:
Whatchoo gonna do wit\' all that junk?
BIKE BOX:

bike (duh)
bike computer (keep mounted on stem?)
2 tire levers
1 spare tube in bike bag
floor bike pump
1 small bike pump attached to bike 

BIKE STUFF TO PACK:
1 allen wrench bike tool for reassembly
1 pedal wrench 

TRI CLOTHING:
1 Orca tri suit
1 Quintana Roo wetsuit
1 bike swim shorts (backup outfit)
2 pair sport socks
1 LA Tri Club swim cap

TRI GEAR:
2 goggles (tinted & Aquasphere spare)
2 earplugs – rubber & silicone
4 water bottles (2 Camelbaks & 2 Performance bike)
1 LAS helmet
1 pair Sidi bike shoes
1 pair Schwinn gloves
1 red bento box
10 1 gallon bread bags (for yam mixture)
1 pair running shoes
1 race number belt
1 pack ankle band-aids
1 white Brooks running hat
1 GPS & heart rate monitor & USB charging cable
1 Timex Ironman watch
2 spare tubes 

FOODS:
Solids: whey protein, 4 chocolate Gu
Powders: CorvalenM, Endurox R4
Liquids: electrolyte drops
Splenda sweetener packets (for hotel room coffee) 

REAL CLOTHES:
3 pairs underwear
3 white socks
2 t-shirts
1 flip-flops

WEAR ON PLANE:
jeans
underwear
socks
chucks
t-shirt
hoodie sweatshirt
wallet, photo ID, etc. 

MISC:
cell phone charger
printed race packet
USAT membership card

TOILETRIES:
Hawaiian Creations spf 50 sunblock, Coppertone 50 sunblock
2 body glide sticks (feet & body)
extra set contact lenses, contact solution, contact lens case
shampoo, soap, deodorant, razor, blade, q-tips, Claritin, migraine meds, Tylenol, aftershave lotion, face moisturizer, vitamins, L-Glutamine powder

CARRY ON PLANE:

iPod, headphones
book: Ghost Brigades by John Scalzi
book: Triathlon 101 by John Mora
book: Going Long, Training for Ironman Distance Triathlons by Joe Friel & Gordon Byrn

BOISE SHOPPING LIST:
oatmeal
no sugar added applesauce
lots of fruit
4 yams
organic natural peanut butter ONLY peanuts and salt (creamy style)
organic honey
bottled water
paper plates, bowls, utensils (for hotel room) 

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4 responses to “Preliminary packing list for first half ironman

  1. do we get to see a picture of everything staged before the final pack?

  2. Agreed, Sofia – and Max, you also left out the most important datum…

    FOR GOD’S SAKE, WHAT BOOK????

  3. Glick and mazel. So this is called packing light?

  4. I was at this event! was a great day! You ready for Cozumel next year???

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