Tyne Trail Ultra | Kit
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Race Kit

Competitors Mandatory Race Kit

The following items are mandatory for entry into the race

Mobile Phone

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

Water Bottles or bladder

with a total minimum capacity of 1 litre (we strongly recommend that runners carry additional fluids in higher temperatures)

Waterproof jacket & trousers

With a hood sufficient to withstand adverse weather conditions.

Spare warm top suitable for the weather conditions

Spare means unworn at the start

Emergency rations

Spare Gels/Mars Bar etc.

Emergency survival/space blanket

130cm x 200cm minimum

Head Torch

In good working condition with additional spare batteries


Map of the route

Ideally Tyne Trail Guide Book. OS Maps of route available to download from 'Route Maps' page.

Warm Hat or Buff and gloves

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.

Other Suggested Race Kit

The following items are also strongly suggested for competitors to consider carrying

Smartphone*, GPS Device OR GPS watch

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!)

Reflective Clothing

Emergency money

Medical Kit

including any personal medications, compeeds and adhesive elastic bandage or strapping (100cm x 6cm)


Sun cream

Spare Head Torch including batteries


(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.

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