Thursday, January 31, 2013

My 50 Miler Packing List

In case it ever helps as a starting point for everyone else, here's what I pack for a 50 mile race. This Saturday: Rocky Raccoon 50 Miler.

Not in drop bag:

  • Headband
  • Hat (in case of rain)
  • Sports Bra
  • Shirt
  • Compression Shorts
  • Shorts
  • Gaiters
  • Socks
  • Trail Shoes
  • Body Glide
  • Headlamp for getting around the race site pre-race (not the same as I'll use when it gets dark at night late in the race)
  • Wristband
  • Garmin Forerunner watch
  • Handheld
  • Wipes
  • Honey Stinger Chews and Gels
In drop bag:
  • Extra hair ties
  • Extra contact lenses
  • Sterilized nail, bandaids, blister band-aids
  • Neo-to-go neosporin spray and Benadryl anti-itch cream
  • Pills (Papaya enzyme, Zofran, Immodium, Tylenol)
  • Lip balm
  • Extra shirt
  • Extra shoes, with socks in them and a pair of vinyl gloves and tub of Aquaphor
  • Normally in but not for these race conditions: bug spray and sunscreen
  • Buff
  • Headlamp
  • Flashlight
  • More bodyglide
  • Extra safety pins

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