For all participants of the 50KM, 34KM and 20KM we require a set of compulsory gear to be present on you for the full duration of the race. Because of the mountain terrain, weather can change drastically during the day and the list is seen as a set of 'mandatory minimums'.
Please add to this list according to your needs.
We also recommend all runners to have a GPS watch and/or a smartphone app that can navigate a GPX file.
Waterproof Jacket Must be lightweight waterproof, breathable as specified by the manufacturer. Hood to be integrated and seams tape sealed. Wind proofs or ponchos WILL NOT be considered.
Buff / Beanie Close fitting and of synthetic or wool fabric. Lightweight, moisture wicking/quick drying.
Running Pack / Race Vest Race pack: COMPULSORY. Combination of race pack and storage belts are allowed.
Long Sleeve Thermal OR Arm Sleeve Protectors Fabrics to be synthetic or wool fabric- no cotton. Long sleeve thermal OR Arm protectors combined with Tee Shirt worn on race day. (no need for second shirt)
Survival Blanket Size 1m x 2m minimum. (AKA Space Blanket)
Whistle Easily accessible to sound an alert if required.
Charged Phone Leave in 'Flight Mode' to conserve battery. Turn phone cell signal ON during emergencies.
Headlamp / Torch In good working order with an additional set of spare batteries. Not compulsory for 30, 20km and 10km races.
Adhesive Bandage Size 5cm x 100cm minimum.
Food reserve A minimum of 250 calories of food in reserve at all times.
Hydration Min.1.5L Capacity of which 300ml to be in reserve at all times. Any combination allowed, e.g. bottles or bladder or both.
Personal Cup All drinks will be served into your own cup. Bottles do not apply.
Race Number Must fully visible at all times facing the front, and be either pinned to the shirt or on the hip/pelvic area- race belts accepted. It must always be positioned over any clothing and cannot for any reason be fixed onto the back. Do not to pin to race pack.