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Race Kit


This is the Cheviots and although you do get still, sunny days you need to be experienced in and prepared for bad conditions.  This can range from hard rain to high winds.  The run won’t be called off due to bad weather (lightning apart) so you’ll just have to deal with it!

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The Compulsory Race Kit is listed below. Use the following links to browse the MONTANE Cheviot Goat online shop or for all your survival gear requirements visit Lifesystems online.

Competitors Compulsory Race Kit

The following items are mandatory for entry into the race

Emergency Clothing

Dry clothing which is packed in waterproof bag within race pack for emergencies only (bottoms and top) – THIS IS SEPARATE TO YOUR SPARE WARM CLOTHING FOR RACING IN! If you get into difficulty in this event it could be a few hours before we get someone to you, so you need to have spare dry clothing to change into and climb into your emergency shelter/survival bag until rescue.

Mobile Phone

Fully charged and functioning mobile phone. It will only work when high up but it can be a vital lifeline in an emergency. A contact number for Event Control will be provided prior to the event.

Map of the route

At Registration you will be supplied with a waterproof map of the route. You must carry a map of the route for the duration of the race.


Water Bottles or bladder

with enough fluid for 2 hours of running. Please note cups will NOT be supplied at aid stations.

Waterproof jacket & trousers

With a hood sufficient to withstand adverse weather conditions.

Spare warm upper layer suitable for the weather conditions

Spare means unworn at the start.

Emergency survival bag

Food of your choice/Emergency rations

Spare Gels/Mars Bar etc.

Head Torch

In good working condition with additional spare batteries


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.

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.

Reflective Clothing

Medical Kit

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

Reusable cup

e.g. collapsible cups, soft flasks, etc. Cups will not be supplied at the aid stations.


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.