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7 Days To Race Outline by Mind Map: 7 Days To Race Outline
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7 Days To Race Outline

One final once over

Save extra time for every step

Race Day

@ Lodging

Early Breakfast

Mental Rehearsal

Real Breakfast (+ Coffee?)

Light Stretch

Final Checklist Review

Depart for Transition to arrive by 5:30 latest

@ Transition

@ Numbering, Have arms / legs accessible for numbers, Let air dry

@ Bike, Put Food/hydration on Bike, Activate/Locate Garmin or GPS, Zero PM / Reset Torque, Check Tire Inflation, Put bike in proper gear

@ Transition Bags, Add nutrition to run bag

@ Special Needs

Drop bags (can be outsourced to family)

@ Suit Up

Find family or friends at pre- determined location away from the fray if possible

Put sunscreen, body glide, etc., on now.

Wetsuit goes on, goggles and cap in your hand, Throw away flip flops or socks for cold ground

Clothes go in dry clothes bag, Make sure you have some warm clothes in here

Final Gel + Water with 20-ish minutes to go.

Say goodbyes / good lucks, drop dry clothes on way to swim.

@ Swim Start

Cross Mat, Warm up in water if possible, migrate to pre-determined spot for start

1-Day To Go

@ Wake Up Time

Roll over, no goals.

Review goals of day

Mental Race Review

@ Lunchtime

Have a large lunch. Order dinner to go.

@ Check In

Down Time, see a movie

@ Dinnertime

Lay out clothes, food, and bags for morning

Have dinner early.

@ Bedtime

In bed by 9pm with water, Stare at ceiling

Sleep with Timing Chip on.

Recon Swim Start, pick your spot (or @ 2 days to go)

Hydrate with sports drink through out the day.

Prepare nutrition bottles - freeze or refrigerate as necessary

2-Days To Go

Recon Ride of Run Course

Final fun/family

Expo today

Start thinking Hydration

Lay-out and pack transition and special needs bags

Put stuff on bags, check your checklist, have someone else check the items, fill bags and relax, it's all in there

Tonight's sleep is critical; calm evening, ear plugs?

Short practice swim, check sighting (or 1 day out?

3-Days To Go

Recon Ride of Bike Course

Or, recon DRIVE of bike course with strategic riding of certain sections

Big Food Shop

4-Days To Go

Typical Travel Day

Check bags at curb if no bike.

Pack healthy snacks.

Fill water bottles after security.

5-Days To Go


Confirm Reservations

Print Tickets, if necessary

Print Maps, if necessary

6-Days To Go


Review/Listen to 4-Keys

7-Days To Go

Final shopping day for travel needs, race gear, etc.