Compulsory Gear 45K Marathon
First-Aid Kit (AIDE VOID kits have strapping tape included FYI) - WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AS YOU REGISTER. Please note that there will only be a limited amount for sale at Rego day.
Strapping tape/Bandage: Suitable roll/length for strapping a sprained ankle if needed.
Seam-Sealed waterproof, and wind-proof jacket. Your jacket must also have a hood.
Thermal long-sleeved top (Base-layer/Insulating)
Thermal leggings (SKINS don't count. THERMAL or BASE LAYER please)
Beanie/warm hat (Must be insulating - Polypro/Merino etc)
Thermal/Polypro Gloves (Must be insulating)
Water (1-2 L carrying capacity - DO NOT need to bring water to gear check)
Food/snacks (There will be food and snacks at all aid stations also, so more for back up/your own nutritional needs - not required to show for gear check)
Headlight - Yes you may not need it, but we've had 45k runners finishing in the dark, so if you think you may need it later in the day, hold onto it! It can be dark through the first climb, so use it here if you require.
Waterproof pants are recommended but not compulsory. If it's wet, you may want them especially those on the longer courses!
PLEASE NOTE: If the weather is looking good on race day, we MAY minimise the compulsory gear. Please still bring everything to gear check though. We will advise you at rego day.
ITEMS NOT ALLOWED: Headphones, AND Portable speakers are not allowed on course. This is for your own safety and the safety of others, plus we have multiple road crossings where you need to be able to hear marshal instructions.
NOTE: Bone-conducting headphones are ALLOWED as these allow you to hear what's going on around you
Must be thermal/Insulating. Polypro/Base Layer. Available at all outdoors stores. Just ask!
Must be Thermal/Insulating. Base Layer/Polyprop. Available at all outdoors stores.
May not need for 45km but some will do! Use for the first part, or hold on if you may need it later in the day. It gets dark EARLY!
MUST be thermal/insulating. Polypro/Merino/Possum. If it gets icy out, make sure they work!
Must be enough for strapping up sprains if you injure yourself and need to get to the next Aid Station.
Can be either a bag or a blanket. Avaialble from all outdoors stores
Use front flasks if you can as we have NO CUPS at our aid stations. You've been told.
In case it rains, and blows a gale you will be happy you have it. MUST be seam sealed/waterproof/windproof and have a hood
You'll need a thermal/insulating hat. Available at all outdoors stores. Must be able to keep your head warm/insulated if you get stuck on course
Comes on most race packs these days
Must have all the essentials. Available online or at all outdoors stores. Also available via your WUU registration. Limited available at race rego
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