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Compulsory equipment

Compulsory equipment is necessary due to the extreme nature of running on the Pans. The equipment list should be reviewed carefully.

Compulsory Equipment may be checked at registration.

Please make sure you thoroughly check the compulsory kit lists.

Runners must have a GPS device with an uploaded GPX route matching their race distance.
Please note that mobile phones cannot be used for navigation. Runners must ensure they are familiar with how to use their navigation devices.

Runners are not allowed to start without the compulsory equipment. 

EquipmentCompulsoryRecommendedOptionalPenalty if missing
GPS Device with GPX file loaded*YesWill not race
Back pack with 2L water carrying capacityYesWill not race
Fully charged phoneYesWill not race
2000kcal nutritionYesWill not race
Head Lamp with spare batteriesYesWill not race
Space BlanketYesWill not race
Cap/HatYesBWP100 replacement fee
BIBYesBWP100 replacement fee
Spare SocksYes
Sun GlassesYes
Satellite communication deviceYes
Running PolesYes

* battery must last duration of your race