Mandatory Equipment

RACE BIBS

You must race with your own race bib. If you run with another person’s bib and you have not formally transferred that bib with the organiser, you will be disqualified. Moreover, if you run with another person’s bib you endanger yourself and others as the organiser will not have your medical records or your emergency contact.

5km and 10km

RECOMMENDED KIT

  • Minimum of 0.5L liquid carrying capacity (we provide compostable have cups at checkpoints)
  • Food for the duration of the run
  • Waterproof jacket, with hood, sufficient to keep you dry in case of heavy rain (i.e not a windproof-only jacket)
  • Second layer (for case of cold weather/injury)
  • Headwear (cap/buff)
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone
  • Basic first aid
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Long trousers / leggings
  • Gloves
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • GPS watch with GPX track loaded
  • Poles
  • Cash for buying food and drinks along the course
  • Survival blanket / space blanket

21km and 42km

MANDATORY KIT

  • Race pack capable of carrying all mandatory kit
  • 1.0L liquid carrying capacity
  • Food for the duration of the run
  • Waterproof jacket, with hood, sufficient to keep you dry in case of heavy rain (i.e not a windproof-only jacket)
  • Second top layer (long sleeve)
  • Headwear (cap/buff)
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone
  • Basic first aid kit
  • AFTER 5pm you must also have a head torch (you cannot run in the dark without one)

RECOMMENDED KIT

  • Waterproof trousers
  • Long trousers / leggings
  • Gloves
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • GPS watch with GPX track loaded
  • Poles
  • Cash for buying food and drinks along the course
  • Survival blanket / space blanket

70km

MANDATORY KIT

  • Race pack capable of carrying all mandatory kit
  • 1.0L liquid carrying capacity
  • Food for the duration of the run
  • Strong head lamp
  • Spare batteries for lamp (rechargeable headlamps exempt)
  • Secondary / back up light/torch (100k runners only)
  • Waterproof jacket, with hood, sufficient to keep you dry in case of heavy rain (i.e not a windproof-only jacket)
  • Second top layer (long sleeve)
  • Headwear (hat/cap/buff)
  • Survival blanket / space blanket
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone
  • Basic first aid kit

RECOMMENDED KIT

  • Waterproof trousers
  • Long trousers / leggings
  • Gloves
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • GPS watch with GPX track loaded
  • Poles
  • Cash for buying food and drinks along the course

Everyone participating in Vietnam Trail Marathon must fill out and bring a copy of our indemnity form.