Equipment

We are passing quite some streams with crystal clear water. Can't I drink this water?
No. We strongly advise you not to drink any water from the streams unless you treat the water with purification tablets. Although the water might be clear...
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 at 7:51 PM
If I replenish my body with water isn't that enough? Why do I need to bring hydration salts?
Most probably it won't. Keep in mind that while sweating the body is losing valuable minerals as well. An imbalance of the mineral salts in your body...
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 at 7:52 PM
Will all Drink Stations (DS) have water and isotonic drinks?
No, some provide both, some only water.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 at 7:52 PM
Will there be snacks or food provided?
No, only fruit. There will be a few fruit stations along the trail for all categories.  A power gel will be provided around the half way point for the ...
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016 at 7:54 PM
Am I allowed to used trekking poles or a hiking stick?
If you are used to run or hike with trekking poles, you can do so, provided you will not hinder or harm any other participants.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 at 11:33 PM