The training preparation is over, “only” the actual run is still to come. Definitely something to look forward to. If only the annoying packing on the evening before wouldn’t be left. Our list should help you to make the packing process as easy as possible and to make the evening before a bit less stressful.
- Ev. sports bra
- Running socks
- Sports top
- Running shorts
- Jacket / Training jacket
- Rain jacket
- Running shoes (no experiments: only worn ones)
- Dry running clothes for warming up and after the race
- Start number band / safety pins
- Drinking Belt
Remember to check the weather conditions of the race and prepare your clothing according to the temperature.
- Hairbrush / Comb
- Sun lotion (everything you need to know about sun protection can be found in this article)
- Energy Bar / Gel
- Ev meal while on the go / snacks for the trip
- Salt tablets
- Proteinshake / -bar for after the run
Documents and things relevant for the competition
- Timing Chip (ev)
- Bib number
- Running clock (loaded) and chest belt
- Money / Wallet
- Entertainment for travel and distraction (book/music)
- Information with emergency contact numbers
The packing list for different events can of course appear differently and should be adapted accordingly.
Leave us in the comments: What would you add to this list?