Waterproof jacket and trousers
These must be fully waterproof and have taped seams. The jacket must have a hood.
Spare base layer
Runners must carry a spare long sleeve base layer top.
Hat & gloves
Runners must carry a hat and a pair of gloves. You are welcome to use a Buff as a hat.
Runners must carry a minimum of 2 emergency food items (e.g. 1 bar and 1 gel).
Runners must carry a head torch and spare batteries/full charge.
Some bags now include a whistle, if not a simple emergency whistle is required. something like this will do.
Bottles or a bladder
You must be able to carry a minimum of 750ml of water with you.
If you're likely to want a hot drink at checkpoints, bring a cup you can drink one out of... no cup, no hot drink. These work well.
A running backpack or vest capable of carrying the above items.
Trail Running shoes
A pair of quality off road running shoes (not road shoes).
All participants must carry a mobile phone. When running please ensure that your phone has sufficient battery to remain on for the duration of the event. If you chnge phone number before the event please let us know your new number here.
Recommended Kit (if hot weather)
In the event of hot weather runners must carry a cap.
In the event of hot weather runners must carry sun cream.
Recommended Kit (if bad weather)
Spare warm layer
In the event of bad weather we recommend runners carry a light fleece or insulated long sleeved top.
In the event of bad weather we recommend runners carry a compact/light survival bag/blanket.