Race day is fast approaching for many big races across the world. If you’re traveling to a marathon, you best be prepared and pack appropriately. There is nothing worse than getting to your hotel and realizing you forgot your lucky race socks at home.
Check out our suggested packing list below
Important! Passport Wallet (with credit cards) Mobile Airbnb or hotel information Race registration info on your phone or printed out
Race Day Gear Pro Tip: pack race kit in your carry-on luggage, just in case… Running shoes Shorts, bra, socks, and long sleeve for shakeout run Shorts, bra, socks and tank for marathon Throwaway clothes for race morning: toque, old sweatpants, water-resistant poncho, old warm long sleeve, old cotton sweatshirt (older and warmer the better – you’ll never see this stuff again) Racing hat in case of rain or heat Racing gloves or arm sleeves in case of cold weather Garbage bag (big one) to sit on in the athletes village Kleenex pack to bring to the athletes village Water bottle for before the race Racing sunglasses (bring to race start only if planning to wear them) Post-race layers: jacket, poncho, mitts, toque (give these to your family members) Small tub of vaseline or body glide Aleve or other pain/inflammation relief
Food Snacks for flight: bars, bananas, etc. Oatmeal packets Gels, gummies, etc. *exactly what you need for race day, plus a few extra
Clothes Comfortable travel/walking shoes for all non-running related activities All-weather jacket Sunglasses Underwear (can never have too much underwear!) Compression socks for flight (we know, so stylish right!) Non-running clothes – it’s okay to be a bit inconspicuous once in a while and walk around in regular clothes Essential makeup, toothbrush, toothpaste, brush, deodorant (gotta look good out there too!)
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