Essential Trail Running Equipment

Be safe, be comfortable, look bonny!

RUNNERS

MANDATORY

EQUIPMENT

 

Essential Items

Head Torch

A powerful LED head torch that will give usable light for up to 10 hours. It must produce at least 160 lumens. 

Footwear

Trail running shoes with good grip and ankle support.

Waterproofs

A water- and windproof jacket with hood to protect you from the elements. 

Hats &

Gloves

Keep your extremities cosy and regulate your body temperature. 

Base Layers

Full sleeve and full leg synthetic base layer clothing.

Extra Warm

Layer

Carry a spare warm synthetic insulated jacket or fleece. 

Spare Batteries

Carry spare batteries or battery pack to fit your head torch OR a spare head torch.

Food Item

At least one energy-dense food item in case of emergency, e.g. gel or bar.

Pack

Lightweight running pack, body pack or large bum bag to carry your mandatory kit and spares.

Mobile

Phone

Fully charged and waterproofed - ready for emergencies or those essential selfies! 

WALKERS

MANDATORY

EQUIPMENT

 
Essential Items

Head Torch

A powerful LED head torch that will give usable light for up to 10 hours. It must produce at least 160 lumens. 

Footwear

Waterproof walking boots or robust trail shoes with good grip and ankle support. NO TRAINERS please.

Waterproofs

Water- and windproof jacket & trousers to provide full shell coverage.

Hats &

Gloves

Keep your extremities cosy and regulate your body temperature.

Base Layers

Full sleeve and full leg synthetic base layer clothing or full-length warm walking trousers. NO JEANS please.  

Extra Warm

Layer

Carry a spare warm synthetic insulated jacket or fleece. 

Spare Batteries

Carry spare batteries or battery pack to fit your head torch OR a spare head torch.

Food Item

At least one energy-dense food item in case of emergency, e.g. gel or bar.

Pack

Rucksack with waterproof liner to carry your mandatory kit and spares.

Mobile

Phone

Fully charged and waterproofed - ready for emergencies or those essential selfies! 

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