Are swimrun goggles becoming obsolete?

GEARWe’ve all been there. The day before race-day sitting with our gear spread out on the floor thinking:

– Should i bring this or not. Is the water going to be cold? The sun is out, maybe I should take the shorty…

But one thing we rarely question is the goggles. Are they really necessary? Of course, they do serve a purpose, but while running they are just in the way. And while performing the ins and outs, they can become a real hassle. To tackle this some racers prefer transparent ones, keeping them on while running shorter stretches, but only a few swim without. Continue reading “Are swimrun goggles becoming obsolete?”