100mile & 50 mile Races Compulsory Kit

There is a compulsory kit list that must be carried. This is standard to these type of self-sufficient events.

  • Full waterproof cover (top & bottom with taped seams)
  • Waterproof bag or dry bag to keep your kit dry
  • Survival Emergency bivy bag (e.g. NOTE -a blanket is not acceptable)
  • Spare long sleeve thermal midlayer top (e.g montane Fireball Smock, Merino Wool WINTER Base Layer, fleece or similar) NOTE a thin summer baselayer is not accepted!  
  • Head torch with new batteries and 1 set of spare batteries 
  • Spare torch- this does not need to be a head torch but should provide suitable light if your main torch fails!
  • Full lower body cover (full leggings OR compression socks with long compression shorts acceptable)
  • Warm hat (buffs not acceptable as hat)
  • Gloves
  • Spare food minimum 400K calories for emergency and must be there at the finish
  • Mobile phone fully charged! (AND a Spare Phone or Battery Power Bank- if you are using your phone for Navigation) 
  • Map & road book (provided)
  • Rear Red Light for your pack (turned on during the night sections) 
  • Compass ('real'compass, watch or phone not acceptable)
  • Means of carrying 1 litre of water 
  • First aid kit (to include plasters, dressings, tape or bandage to secure dressing as minimum)
  • Whistle
  • Suitable trail running footwear for the course and weather forecast. 

THE KIT IS COMPULSORY. KIT CHECKS WILL BE PERFORMED AND YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RACE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE IT.

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