Mandatory item for Catogory 50K:
(Very Recommended for Category 20K)
- Running vest, backpack or any other equipment to store list of items.
- Foul weather gear for protection from the elements (as a minimum water proof rain coat)
- Water hydration or bottle containing at least 1.0 liters
- Emergency gear (first aid kit, rescue blanket, whistle)
- Headlamp with spare batteries
- Trail running shoes with a tread that is suitable for running in mountain terrain
- Warm clothing (long-sleeved shirt and running pants) (in case of bad weather conditions which may set in suddenly in high mountain territory)
- Rain Coat / Jacket
- Course Map book with outline and detail maps, and altitude profile of the whole course
- Mobile phone with Medical Crew Number saved in its address book to be able to make emergency calls
- Most significant equipment is Trekking Poles and Gaiter.
- Gloves and a warm hat
- Also recommended: GPS device, sun screen, fatty cream against chafing