MANDATORY EQUIPMENT GENERAL INFO
This is a TENTATIVE list of the mandatory and recommended gear for the course. The list is subject to change and will notify athletes and support of any changes via email and social media.
Because this event a self-supported extreme triathlon there is equipment that is mandatory for ALL ATHLETES AND SUPPORT. The equipment listed here will be checked at packet pickup to ensure you have all the required equipment.
Each section is broken down into two subsections; one for absolutely mandatory equipment that will be verified and recommend equipment based on our experience producing and participating in extreme events.
Mandatory swim gear - Athlete
Neoprene Wetsuit - Full Length (must go all the way to wrists, ankles, and neck)
Neoprene Swim Cap
Neoprene Socks/Booties (non-webbed)
"Recommended" swim gear - Athlete
Neoprene Gloves (non-webbed & only allowed at 12°C or under)
Vaseline or Aquafor on exposed skin
Tinted and clear pair of swim goggles for choice based on conditions on event morning
Mandatory BIke gear - Athlete
CEN (European) or US-CPSC (US) inspected/stickered helmet
Sunglasses or helmet face shield (tinted or clear)
Bright (neon green, orange, pink) + reflective cycling jersey, vest, or jacket. Must be worn over all other clothing at all times.
Solid white front light, on and visible for the entire bike
Blinking red back light, on and visible for the entire bike
Flat changing kit, capable of changing multiple flats
Sufficient nutrition/hydration for the first and last 40-50k (25-31 miles)
Cell phone (charged with RaceJoy app enabled)
Basic first aid kit (may be carried by support vehicle)
"Recommended" BIKE gear - Athlete or support
Extra bike lights and/or replacement batteries
Extra flat changing supplies (if support can carry a tire pump, even better)
Extra nutrition and hydration
Comprehensive large first aid kit
Comprehensive tool kit
External battery with charging cable for phone
Road ID bracelet or anklet (worn by athlete)
GPS bike computer or wristwatch (worn by athlete)
Water resistant jacket or thermal base layer
Leg warmers or tights
Shoe covers and/or toe covers
Mandatory Run gear - Athlete & SUPPORT (entire run)
The support runner will be running the entire course with the athlete and must have identical gear in the run pack at all times.
Camelback or something similar to carry all gear/hydration/nutrition listed below
Cell phone (charged/charging) with RaceJoy app enabled and a compass app installed
Small external battery and cord for cell phone
Lightweight, water resistant jacket and/or long sleeve thermal base layer
Hat, visor, or anything to cover your head. This can also be a beanie.
Running gloves (these don’t have to be thick or heavy, just something to cover your hands)
Small first aid kit
Whistle & compass (compass app on your phone will work)
Sunglasses (tinted or clear) to protect eyes from potentially high winds that produce flying debris.
"Recommended" RUN gear - Athlete or support
Trekking poles. You will be either going up or down a mountain for nearly the entire course.
Trail shoes. There is only about 5 km of the entire run that is paved, the rest will be on gravel or rocky roads.
Sunglasses are required but we recommend carrying a pair of ski goggles with you incase of high wind. It will fully protect your eyes from debris and the wind in general.
Leg warmer or tights