Adjustable elastic belt features buttons which easily snap over race number. Eliminates use of safety pins and damage to apparel.
for Race Belt by TYR (1 review)
Great idea, but doesn't stay put!
When I ran my first triathlon a few years ago, I didn't do a good job predicting just how tired (physically and mentally) I would be when I needed to transition. One of the things that was just too hard to figure out was how to use a safety pin. I decided a race number belt would be super helpful, but I don't like to carry extra weight with those mini water bottles and stuff. I attached the number, put it with my shoes, and lo and behold, super quick and easy.
The cons: I'm not 107 pounds, and even though I felt like the size of the belt fit fine, it spent the whole run riding up. I jammed it down a few times so that it was almost around my butt, which seemed to help for awhile. I'm not sure if it's because I'm curvy-ish or what, but I wish there were some easy and quick way to keep the belt where it belongs. Maybe I should have gone with a water bottle carrying one just for the extra weight.
- Well Constructed