Once I jumped full swing into triathlon training I started noticing that my stuff was everywhere. No matter what room you walk into – kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, laundry room, closet, office – you will find some kind of training equipment, tool, clothing, or accessory. After a couple months, I finally started to feel bad for my husband. After all, he doesn’t leave his golf clubs in the bedroom, or his fly fishing gear in the kitchen. I know he would never say anything, no matter what he thought of the cluttered chaos, but he didn’t have to say a word for me to recognize the problem.
I decided enough is enough and asked my husband if we could transform our coat/wine closet into my triathlon closet. Of course, we would keep the wine in there as well. Why not combine two things I love into an adult sized cubbyhole? Once Justin said yes (it did not take my convincing) I was on a mission to get organized. The closet itself needed a little TLC anyway.
Justin had a great idea to get a shoe organizer for the door to store all my little gadgets and accessories. All of my arm warmers, gloves, sunglasses, swim goggles, electronic devices, and power cords/chargers now have their own little sleeve.
Best of all, now all of my triathlon gear and accessories are in one place, aside from my running attire and sports bras, which are stored in our dresser. And my trainer, which is in the bonus room. And my bikes, which are appropriately stored in the garage. I already feel like the house is cleaner, less cluttered, and our closet now has room for other things (like maybe a new spring wardrobe!). Every time I go to get something out of my triathlon closet, it makes me smile.
In other news, I’m excited to announce that I’ll be an ambassador for SOAS Racing for another year. I was part of the team last year, but did not get a chance to race in my team gear because I was pregnant. This year I am really looking forward to connecting with some of the girls on the team and cheering them on both near and far!
I just received my team gear last week and can’t express how excited I am about the style and colors. Obsessed might be the word I am looking for. Blue is one of my favorite colors and I love the different shades in each piece of clothing. I’ll be proudly wearing these pieces throughout the year as I train and race.
To share my excitement for how much I love this brand, I want to give away a sports bra to two lucky readers! I wore SOAS sports bras and run shorts all the way through my pregnancy and can’t rave about them enough. The sports bras are the best I have ever worn and have a small pocket for holding GUs, keys, or whatever else you might carry on a run.
Want to own a SOAS racing sports bra? Just enter below by leaving a comment telling me which design is your favorite and why. You will need to visit the SOAS racing website by clicking HERE. You can also enter by following SOAS Racing on Instagram and/or by following me on Instagram. Use the Rafflecopter below! The giveaway will end on Sunday, April 10, and two winners will be selected at random and notified by email. This post was not sponsored and all of these opinions are my own.