Vale Coastal Races compulsory Kit List

Compulsory Kit for all races is as follows; 

This MUST be carried (or worn) at all times. 

  • Rucksack or suitable means to carry kit
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Waterproof Trousers
  • Upper body long sleeve base layer or thermal (warm) top
  • Warm Hat
  • Whistle
  • Compass ('real'compass, watch or phone not acceptable)
  • Footwear with adequate grip for slippery off road conditions
  • Foil Survival Blanket or Foil Bivy Bag
  • First Aid Kit to include: blister plasters, sterile dressing and bandage or tape.
  • Mobile Phone
  • Map and instructions (provided)
  • Water Bottle 500ml minimum
  • Appropriate food for your expected time for the event

 Advisory Kit/Optional Kit  

  • Thermal and or fleece top (in addition to compulsory long sleeve top)
  • Lower Body Base Layer or trousers
  • Hydration tablets or similar
  • Money (for ice cream!)
  • GPS 
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream
  • Spare socks


Please DO NOT e-mail and ask if you need to bring it!  We will not reply to these emails.

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