2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Beginner Run Essentials

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The gear you’ll need for run training and the third leg of triathlon, featured in the 2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide.

Quick laces

Save valuable seconds in T2 by swapping standard laces for a quick-closure set, such as Xtenex X300 Series Laces ($15, Xtenex.com). Thanks to the knots running the length of these laces, they won’t slip through the eyelets on the run yet they can expand a bit to allow for foot swelling.