Mountain Marathon Kit List

Mountain Marathon Kit List

Two days running in the hills, carrying everything you need whilst navigating your own route. Mountain Marathons are some of the worlds toughest races. It may not be fun all the time. But when you're done you're buzzing and can't wait to sign up for the next one. When it comes to packing for a mountain marathon, lightening your load is key. Here's our recommended kit list for Mountain Marathons.

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Lightweight, waterproof hooped bivvy bag weighing less than 1kg
€99,99 €119,99
Collapsible, flexible and BPA-free water bottle for running
Lightweight grid fleece jacket for warmth without the bulk
€54,99 €64,99
BPA-Free leak-proof water bottle in a 1 litre size
€14,99 €17,49
2 litre hydration bladder with a lockable bite valve
Ultralight, full-length titanium tent pegs. Pack of 6
€14,99 €19,99
Survival whistle for attracting attention in emergency situations
€1,99 €2,99
Long handled titanium spork (or foon?)
€12,49 €14,99
900 ml titanium cooking pot for soloists with large appetites
€49,99 €59,99
Pocket-sized midge and insect repellent, 8 hour protection, DEET-free
€5,99 €6,99
Titanium chopsticks. For the skilled camp aficionado
€14,99 €17,49
Titanium spork (or foon? or forked spoon)
Lightweight, inflatable sleeping mat: full length, 5cm thick, 420g
€54,99 €64,99
24 litre roll-top drybag. Silicone-coated ripstop nylon with fully-taped seams
Midge and insect repellent spray, 8 hour protection, DEET-free
€9,99 €12,49
Self-inflating sleeping mat: full length, 2.5cm thick, 630g
€59,99 €69,99
Natural, nutritious and delicious energy bars; easy-to-digest “real food”
Pouches of delicious, nutritious and natural dehydrated food
Bigger pouches of delicious, nutritious and natural dehydrated food
Ultralight, 3-season sleeping bag: -6˚C limit, DownTek™ down fill
€229,99 €279,99
25-litre multi-activity daypack that's lightweight, stable and streamlined
€64,99 €84,99
25-litre roll-top waterproof dry bag backpack with no fuss
€39,99 €49,99
Pure ultrafine non-mulesed merino wool base layer
€49,99 €59,99
Lightweight, 3-season sleeping bag: -3°C limit, RDS-certified down fill
€189,99 €219,99
High powered titanium camping stove weighing 124g
€54,99 €64,99
Lightweight folding titanium spork (or foon? or maybe forpoonk?)
Wicking and fast-drying long-sleeved base layer tee with Polygiene®
€29,99 €34,99
Luxuriously soft, lightweight pure merino neck warmer
€24,99 €29,99
Titanium knife, fork and spoon set
Waterproof dry bag to keep your first aid kit dry
Lightweight waterproof trousers with a breathable 2.5 layer fabric
€119,99 €139,99
Breathable and comfortable long-sleeved premium base layer
€59,99 €69,99
Camping stove gas canister with a 3-season fuel mix
Lightweight waterproof trousers with a breathable 2.5 layer fabric
€119,99 €139,99

Mountain Marathon Kit List

Whether it's your very first Mountain Marathon or you're a well seasoned mountain running champion, one thing's for sure; you're not going anywhere if you don't meet the minimum kit requirements as set by the Fell Runners Association.

Don't panic though, we've got everything sorted in a nice neat collection so you don't have to think about it, but just so you know exactly what you need we've outlined the list below...

  1. Rucksack
  2. Insulated sleeping bag
  3. Survival bag
  4. Waterproof jacket (with hood) and over-trousers
  5. Full length trousers/tights/leggings (not cotton)
  6. T-shirt/base layer (not cotton)
  7. Long sleeved midlayer (not cotton)
  8. Hat & gloves
  9. Torch
  10. Compass & whistle
  11. Watch
  12. Waterproof pen/pencil
  13. Tent
  14. Stove & fuel
  15. Food (for 2 days plus emergency rations)
  16. Plasters and bandage

Watch: Mountain Marathon 101

We have been supporting our friends at Saunders Mountain Marathon since 2018. Two days running in the hills, carrying everything you need. Here are a few short films on the how and why...

Mountain Marathon First Timer Stories

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Mountain Marathon Rookies #2

Mountain Marathon Expert Tips

Mountain Marathon How it works

Mountain Marathon Navigation Tips

Mountain Marathon Packing Tips

Mountain Marathon Weight Saving Tips