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TRACKBAG Last Updated April 28, 2011



You ever feel frazzled at the thought of packing for a track meet, like finding yoursef pulling your hair out at te last minute and grabbing items on your way out te door? It’s probably because of the worry of what needs to be taken to ensure a great and comfortable time. The task can be a crazy and chaotic project, which often leaves most parents wondering if packing is worth the effort involved! Here are a few items you can throw in your Track Bag to suit your own needs and insure your peace of mind!








Stadium comfort


  • Stadium or Lawn Chairs
  • Blanket and/or Sleeping Bag
  • Tent and Tarp
  • Magazine/Books
  • Personal interest items (ie: Knitting)
  • Ipod with ear phones
  • Change of Clothes
  • Small Umbrella
  • Pocket Camera and/or Video Camera Sunscreen


    Food Necessities


  • Cooler
  • Paper towels/Napkins
  • Paper plates and utensils
  • Cutting knife
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Small salt and pepper shakers
  • 2 trash kitchen trash bags
  • 2 large zip lock bags(for ice or packing something to keep water proof)
  • Roll of aluminum foil


    Routine Food Items


  • Ice
  • Water bottles
  • Fruit drinks
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Honey
  • Pre wash Lettuce
  • Dressing
  • Wheat Bread
  • Assorted Nuts
  • Turkey Meat
  • Whey Protein
  • perishable preparations(mayonaise,mustard,ketcup)


    Coaching Items


  • Spikes & Spike Wrench
  • Batons
  • Athletic Tape
  • Medical Bag (ie: Bandages.Asprins..Ice Pack.)
  • Pain Relief Cream
  • Kinesthetic Tape
  • Pencil/Pen and Note Pad
  • Stop watch






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