Where do triathlon numbers go?
Plan to bring your run number with you as you will to insure that the person body marking you is writing the correct number. The body marking will have your assigned race number on both your upper right and upper left arms, as well as on both you right and left thigh.
How do you attach a race bib without pins?
Race Bib Tape is a specially formulated double-sided tape that eliminates the need for safety pins. It safely secures the race bib directly to your clothing. When you are finished, simply pull on your bib and it will come clean off of your shirt without residue.
What is a tri belt?
A triathlon belt is a race bib number holder that is worn during races in order to hold your race number. The point of wearing a triathlon belt is so that you do not have to pin your race number onto your trisuit thereby poking holes into the material and potentially ruining a piece of kit you paid a lot of money for.
How do I attach a race bib?
Position the bib and pin the one top corner. Once you have it in the spot where you’d like it, make sure that it’s straight across. Then use one of the safety pins to secure it to the shirt (being careful not to stab yourself!)
Do I need a triathlon race belt?
During the race you will normally need to wear a race number so a number belt can be really useful as you will need to change the position of the race number during each stage. Usually on your back for the bike stage and on the front for the run stage.
What is a race number belt?
Race number belts – the name says it all, a race number belt is just an adjustable belt that displays your race number during the run. This piece of gear is pretty nice to have during a triathlon because you don’t need to worry about changing clothes or riding with your number on.
What can I use instead of a safety pin?
out of safety pins? grab a paperclip and a needle nose pliers! I’ll show you how you can make a simple and reliable safety pin from a regular office paperclip. you don’t have to use pliers, you can do it with scissors or a ruler!
Do race bibs go front back?
1. Wear bib somewhere on your front side (NEVER ON THE BACK). If you are being manually timed you may be viewed as a bandit at the finish, if being chip timed and your chip does not read, they do not always read, then a camera if being used to view any missed bibs will never see yours.
What is a running bib?
For those who are not familiar with running events, a bib is a sheet of paper with an e-tag attached to it. This tag is used to record the runners accurate timing over the course of the marathon. The bib also has a unique bib number, printed in big fonts, along with the runner’s name and some other text. (