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Marathon day essentials

Posted on April 17th, 2018 by

  • Race number, pinned to vest
  • Shorts
  • Shoes, chip attached.
  • Socks
  • Bag with number on it.
  • Watch
  • Pacing wristband *
  • Mobile *
  • Fancy dress costume *
  • Vaseline, for anywhere potentially chafy
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses *
  • Hat *
  • Plasters for nipples (or more vaseline or a bra)
  • Gels, jelly babies, carrying device
  • Imodium *
  • Loo roll *
  • Beetroot Shots *
  • Drink for while you are waiting, maybe a bite to eat.
  • Bin bag or disposable clothes.
  • Oyster card. They say its free travel on race day but not everyone in TFL seems to get the memo.
  • Something to wear afterwards *
  • Lucky heather *

* = optional

I think that’s everything. See you at the start or at the Pineapple.