1.) Please ensure it is 100% charged morning of the event. If your phone does not hold charge well we recommend having a battery pack.
2.) Telstra Coverage is recommended as other service providers have no to very limited range in this region.
3.) You must download the Emergency Plus phone application and enable GPS location whilst using app.
4.) Add the Event directors contact numbers to your phone address book:
Shane Johnstone 0428 122 378
Mitchell Craig 0439 935 314
Please note pre paid phones are permitted providing they have sufficient credit to make a call if an emergency situation was to arise.
To be worn on your front, attached to the outermost garment at all times. A triathlon elastic belt will help you achieve this much easier. Expect to be layering clothes in wet and cold conditions.
1x crepe bandages 7.5cm x 2.3m long
1x specific snake bandage 10cm x 4.5m
6x wound closure strips
1x triangular bandage
2x non stick wound dressing pads
1x pair of surgical gloves
These are not to be modified.
Most trail running hydration packs have an inbuilt whistle.
You are required to have 750ml minimum water carrying capacity.
We recommend you have a collapsible cup or suitable water container that can be filled up at aid stations. Please note for environmental reasons there will not be pre filled cups. There will be water and Tailwind at designated aid stations in 20L reservoirs. You are also welcome to leave a drop bag at Aid Station 2 and 4 with additional nutrition and hydration supplies in a container less than 30cm x 30cm, labelled with your name and race bib number.
2.) Walyunga Scenic Lookout ~ 25km
4.) GGS Stronghills ~ 42km
Even if you expect to finish in daylight you are required to have a headlamp and 1x set of spare batteries.
This can be a zip lock bag. Please place your phone and head torch in this bag. Note you will go through some creek crossings and there is a chance of rain.
This is to keep you warm and dry. Please note if you need medical assistance due to the remoteness of this course it may take a while for support to reach you.
Have one food item that has 20-30g of carbohydrates in addition to planned nutrition. Please label 'emergency' on this item. You will finish with this item unless you had to resort to an emergency scenario.
Please take the time to do your part for the region and pick up 5 pieces of rubbish (use tongs) then take a photo of the items for evidence before you dispose of them appropriately. Please note this can be done in the weeks leading up to the event.
This item will depend on weather and water levels. It would be wise to put this in a water proof bag to protect it from sweat or rain.