At the equipment check before the race, the mandatory equipment will be thoroughly checked by the organisers. Competitors are not allowed to participate in the race if any of the items declared as mandatory equipment is missing. Irregular equipment checks might be carried out at any time during the race week. Absence of any of the mandatory equipment items can result in a time-penalty or disqualification.
Mandatory Equipment during the race:
This equipment items must be carried by each competitor at all times during the race.
Light running backpack
To carry mandatory racing equipment and Hydration System
Headlamp & spare batteries
For emergency situations
To fix the bibs and back-up
Multi-tool or single
For emergency situations as signal
To cover heat. aluminium
Minimum of 50ml
As you are in tropical regions, it is absolutely mandatory to bring sufficient for the whole event
light pain killers, like Aspirin, Ibuprofen or Paracetamol
Plaster, Tape, Second Skin etc.,sterilised needle, pad, alcohol wipes
Red Flashing Light or glow sticks (2 pcs)
To be worn on the back of the runner during darkness
Minimum of 2 litres
one week supply, carry enough for one stage
one week supply
To protect your equipment against rain
Mandatory Equipment for full week (additional to racing equipment):
This equipment has to be brought by each competitor to the check-in/equipment check of the race. It will be transported by porters/drivers from camp to camp and available at the finish-line of each stage. It must be packed in a single bag with the total weight not exceeding 10kg per person. Additional weight will have to be carried by the runner.
Personal luggage that is not used during the race week will be transported directlyfrom the Hotel in Phnom Penh to the Hotel in Angkor. One bag per person is allowed.
|backpack/bag||1||to transport equipment from camp to camp|
|sunscreen||1||SPF 30 is recommended|
|6-day food supply||7||a miniumum of 2000 calories per day = 12000 calories for 6 days. Your own food has to be sufficient for the time from Saturday evening before start to Friday including last stage.|
|spare set of clothes||1||to wear in camp|
This equipment is optional but recommended by the organisers.
|sleeping pad/mat||makes for more comfortable sleeping|
|trekking poles||save energy while walking|
|flip-flops/sandals||to wear in the camp|
After a quiet, peaceful evening in the first camp in the once largest plantation in São Tomé, Agostinho Neto, the participants of the second edition…