My Journey back to UTMB — equipment

February Training Recap

An image my pace during a run. Spikes in pace for the fast bits.

What equipment will I be taking?

  • Running pack to carry mandatory kit throughout the race.
  • Mobile phone (smartphone strongly recommended): Personal beaker 15 cl minimum (bottles or flasks with lids are not accepted)
  • 2 working torches with
  • Survival blanket & Whistle
  • Self-adhering elastic bandage for bandaging or strapping (minimum 100 cm x 6 cm)
  • Food reserve
  • Jacket with hood for bad weather in the mountains. The jacket must be made of a waterproof* and breathable** membrane (eg. Outdry)
  • Long-legged trousers or race leggings OR a combination of leggings and socks to cover the legs completely
  • Cap or bandana or Buff®
  • Additional warm second layer: a warm second layer top with long sleeves (excluding cotton)
  • Hat
  • Warm and water-proof gloves
  • Waterproof overpants

Head

Picture of the Duckbill Trucker Hat
A very worn polartec Buff — I think it was green once upon a time

Face

Body

Picture of the Mountain Equipment Switch Vest
Picture of the Podium waterproof showing it is very see through

Hands

Legs

Feet

Some WildCross shoes which were blue but are now just mud coloured

Pack

Picture of the AK 3.0 running pack in yellow and red

Head torch

Poles

March training

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