Nipguards & safety pins.....
Nightmare whne you forget to take either!
Plasters on nipsBodyglide or equivalent for tops of legsBuff or other headgear (being a slaphead)Pack of wet wipesClingfilm to wrap up keys in bumbag so they don't janglePee and a good dumpShorts
Race number and pins or if entering on the day; correct money and pins.
Race - Running shoes, socks, shorts, vest/t-shirt, vaseline and depending on weather; long sleeve alternative, gloves, buff.
Post race - Normally I just change my t shirt and throw a sweatshirt and some bottoms on, but if it's been throwing it down you'll need a change of shoes, socks, underwear, t-shirt, and then a sweatshirt/fleece, pants. plus a towel/shower stuff if you plan to use the facilities at the center (i never bother) and then drink and food.
My car key goes in the little key pocket on my shorts with no problems.
Depending on race: Sports drink, water bottle, munchies, gels, bananas, jaffa cakes. Depending on facilities, hot drink in flask for pre and/or post race, if no showers, deodorant and towel.Emergency money and contact tel no.Don't forget to set your alarm and try to be there 1 hr before the start to park, sort out loos, register, change, chill, soak up atmosphere, panic
Whenever you see a free portaloo, use it!
Ooh err. Arent there toilet facilities around the course then ? Or is it a case of just nipping off the course and finding somewhere appropriate ?
Yeah but you don`t want to need to do that. Hydrate well the day before and not too much in the 2 hours before the race.
Cheers ET - are running Clowne ?
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