Today I tried out all of my new gear that I purchased for my ‘Give-it-a-Tri’ race this coming Saturday. This will be my first ever triathlon and so I needed to pick up a few essentials. Using a great article, “Top 10 Triathlon Essentials” by Jacque Crockford, I picked up the items below, all for about $100 (some I had before or borrowed them to save money).
Item Cost One-piece swimming suit $30 Quick-dry bike shorts (tight fitting and longer to avoid chaffing) $30 Loose quick-dry T-shirt $15 Nose plug $5 Swimming cap $2.50 Bike (borrowed from a friend) 0 Helmet (had already) 0 Running shoes (had already) 0 Sunglasses for running/biking $20 Goggles (had already) 0 Small sports towel $10 TOTAL $112.50 +tax
Is there anything I might be missing?