Fully charged and functioning mobile phone. You can contact Event Control at any time during the race. Please store this number in your phone: 07393 919 006
with a total minimum capacity of 1 litre (we strongly recommend that runners carry additional fluids in higher temperatures)
With a hood sufficient to withstand adverse weather conditions.
Spare means unworn at the start
Spare Gels/Mars Bar etc.
130cm x 200cm minimum
In good working condition with additional spare batteries
Ideally Tyne Trail Guide Book. OS Maps of route available to download from 'Route Maps' page.
Please note that random checks will be undertaken both prior and during the race with competitors found to be missing any item of mandatory race kit not being allowed to run. These items are listed for competitor safety.
Please also note that the use of headphones is not permitted as this poses a serious risk to competitor safety.
capable of displaying a current GPS location in British National Grid Reference format. A GPX file of the route is available to download from 'Route Maps' page.
All competitors will be carrying a GPS tracking device. If you go off course we will be able direct you back onto course will ease provided you have a compass (and phone!)
including any personal medications, compeeds and adhesive elastic bandage or strapping (100cm x 6cm)
(tablets, powder or salt tablets) and other food/fuel sources
The above is for guidance only. Please do not rely entirely on consuming food at the checkpoints although the indicated race nutrition will be the minimum provided at those points by the race organisers.