Mandatory & Recommended Equipment

The following mandatory equipment must be carried at all times during the race. Random spot checks may be performed at any time, and time penalties or disqualification imposed for non-compliance depending on severity. Mandatory equipment will be checked during distribution of race kits.

ITEM REMARKS
Race Bib Must be clearly visible in front
Hydration System 1 liter minimum capacity
Water Reserve 1 liter minimum
Food Reserve Personal nutrition, sufficient for the distance between Aid Stations.
Trail Running Shoes Sandals/slippers and road shoes are not permitted for safety reasons.
Rain Jacket Protection from rain and wind
Whistle For calling attention
Basic First-Aid Kit For treating minor wounds and injuries
Mobile Phone Fully charged and able to make/receive calls and text messages. Save the following emergency contact numbers on your phone: +63 922-847-6724 / +63 906-219-2973
Drinking Cup For hot soup and drinks. No cups/bowl/spoon will be provided at the Aid Stations.
2 sets of headlamp and/or flash light with spare batteries For illumination
Emergency Blanket For warmth
Reflective Vest and/or Blinking Lights For visibility at night
ITEM REMARKS
Race Bib Must be clearly visible in front
Hydration System 1 liter minimum capacity
Water Reserve 1 liter minimum
Food Reserve Personal nutrition, sufficient for the distance between Aid Stations.
Trail Running Shoes Sandals/slippers and road shoes are not permitted for safety reasons.
Rain Jacket Protection from rain and wind
Whistle For calling attention
Basic First-Aid Kit For treating minor wounds and injuries
Mobile Phone Fully charged and able to make/receive calls and text messages. Save the following emergency contact numbers on your phone: +63 922-847-6724 / +63 906-219-2973
Drinking Cup For hot soup and drinks. No cups/bowl/spoon will be provided at the Aid Stations.
2 sets of headlamp and/or flash light with spare batteries For illumination
Emergency Blanket For warmth
Reflective Vest and/or Blinking Lights For visibility at night
ITEM REMARKS
Race Bib Must be clearly visible in front
Hydration System 1 liter minimum capacity
Water Reserve 1 liter minimum
Food Reserve Personal nutrition, sufficient for the distance between Aid Stations.
Trail Running Shoes Sandals/slippers and road shoes are not permitted for safety reasons.
Rain Jacket Protection from rain and wind
Whistle For calling attention
Basic First-Aid Kit For treating minor wounds and injuries
Mobile Phone Fully charged and able to make/receive calls and text messages. Save the following emergency contact numbers on your phone: +63 922-847-6724 / +63 906-219-2973
Drinking Cup For drinking

The following items are recommended and/or optional:

Item Description
Hydration Salt / Electrolytes To stop dehydration and prevent cramps. Should be taken as prescribed.
Energy Gels There will be food and drinks at the aid stations. However, you may bring your personal preferred nutrition.
Vaseline / Anti-chafing cream To protect against chafing & blistering
Sunscreen Protection against the sun. Apply before and during race.
Sunglasses Protection against UV rays
Hat / Scarf Protection against the sun, rain & cold at night
Wind Jacket Protection against the wind. Should not replace the mandatory rain jacket.
Long-sleeved shirt / Arm Sleeves Protection against the sun & cold at night.
Calf Compression/Sleeves Can be used as protection from sharp grasses and insects.
Trekking Poles Highly recommended! Especially useful for balancing on narrow paths such as rice paddies, and steep climbs.
Compass May aid in checking navigation or if lost
Course Map To aid in following the course
Running Gaiters To keep “stuff” out of your shoes, and they provide protection from scrapes and abrasions caused by trail debris, branches or rocks.
Cash You may also purchase food and drinks from local stores.