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Mandatory & Banned equipment

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Runners are required to carry the following with them at all times 

  • Survival (space) blanket
  • Whistle
  • Race number
  • Water container (minimum, two liter capacity)
  • Personal unbreakable cup/mug of at least 150ml (water bottle not accepted)


It is recommended you carry the following with you 
  • A light rain jacket, gloves, sun hat and sun screen
  • Buff® or scarf
  • Hiking pole(s)
  • Adequate nutrition for the day
  • camera

The following items are banned, and may not be carried by participants for the duration of the event 
  • MP3 players or any other device which makes use of ear plugs
  • Firearms

Any runner found without an item of mandatory equipment will be disqualified, and any runner found to be carrying a banned item will be disqualified and suspended from all future events.

GPS devices and hiking poles are permitted. There is no mobile phone coverage in the area.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:03