Equipment

What do I need to wear?
Most probably it will be warm to hot so a quick dry T-shirt or long sleeves shirt will be fine. We always advise to wear long pants in the jungle. A pair of...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 6:37 PM
What do I need to bring?
For some categories there is mandatory equipment and then there is your personal added stuff. The Mandatory Items (MI) you have to bring are to ensure your ...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 6:39 PM
What are the personal things I have to bring?
Think of food, (energy) drinks and (energy) snacks. Rain protection is advised. Don't forget personal medical items like painkillers, heat rub, etc. ...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 7:12 PM
What are the Mandatory Items (MI) I have to bring?
For all categories except the 5 km: Your BIB, a whistle, a first aid kit, an emergency blanket, a mobile phone, a water bottle or hydration bladder, a sache...
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 at 7:45 PM
Why do I need a whistle?
A whistle is used to signal others that you are in distress and need assistance. It is also used to answer signals from those in distress. Shouting, yelling...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 6:44 PM
Why and what do I need to bring in my first aid kit?
Because the chance that something might happen to you in front of the first aid stations on the trail is almost nil. You must be able to attend to yourself ...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 6:46 PM
Why do I need an emergency blanket?
Weather conditions may change rapidly and temperatures might drop dramatically in case of heavy downpour. An emergency blanket can be a life saver in case o...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 6:47 PM
Why do I need to bring my mobile phone?
You need to be in the possession of a device that enables you to contact the emergency services and pinpoint your location using GPS. Provided that a signal...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 6:48 PM
I'm not using a smartphone. What about the GPS apps?
If you're not using a smartphone, you will not be able to install the GPS location apps. This is no reason for disqualification. Having the GPS locat...
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 6:50 PM
I see that there are several water points along the track. Why do I need to bring a hydration bladder or a water bottle?
Yes indeed, there are several water stations but some of them are quite a distance from each other – not necessarily in kilometers but in time. We are convi...
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 at 7:48 PM