Required Kit

To take part in a Run the Wild holiday you will be required to carry at least the mandatory kit appropriate to your holiday. This is for your safety. You will receive an additional recommended kit list when you book. If you have any questions please get in touch. We also recommend you read our guide on how to choose trail shoes!

UK Mandatory Kit List

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone including the numbers for the Lead Runners, Event Director as well as appropriate emergency services (charge before use and wrap in cling film for waterproofing)
  • Lightweight running pack
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Wicking top and shorts / leggings
  • Sun hat / cap
  • Warm hat and gloves
  • Socks (eg: Injinji)
  • Trail running shoes (sufficient tread)
  • Water Bottles / Bladder with minimum of 1 litre capacity
  • Whistle
  • Personal first aid kit (eg: blister packs, sunscreen)
  • Waterproof bags to keep stuff dry

Europe Mandatory Kit List

Clothes:

  • Lightweight waterproof jacket (preferably Goretex / Event – must have sealed seams)
  • Lightweight waterproof trousers
  • Wicking top and shorts
  • Sun hat / cap
  • Warm hat and gloves
  • Base layer or fleece top at least 180g in weight
  • Socks (eg: Injinji)
  • Trail running shoes (sufficient tread)

Accessories:

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone including the numbers for the Lead Runners, Event Director as well as appropriate emergency services (charge before use and wrap in cling film for waterproofing)
  • Lightweight running pack
  • Walking poles (optional but highly recommended)
  • Water Bottles / Bladder with minimum of 1.5 litre capacity
  • Snacks for between refreshment stops or in addition to packed lunch if prearranged (eg: GU gels, trail mix)
  • Emergency cash (10 euro note)
  • Waterproof bags / dry bags to keep stuff dry
  • Headtorch (only on multiday trips eg: TMB)
  • Whistle
  • Personal first aid kit (eg: blister packs, sunscreen)