UTMB 2013

Kit list & general hints and tips

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17/02/2013 at 09:57

Hi all

Got a place in the 2013 UTMB (guaranteed from last year).

Many others got a place and running?

First year out there, have done the Lakeland 100 before so have a general idea what I am in for but was looking for some general kit tips from the more experienced and any general tips re: travel and accommodation.

Then more specifically I was wondering which waterproof gloves to go for and what type of top layer I should go for to cover off on the 180g mandatory kit requirement?

Cheers

Gav

Edited: 17/02/2013 at 09:57
GKD
17/02/2013 at 12:39
Gav there's already a fairly comprehensive thread further along the forum, if there's anything unanswered there feel free to come back and ask again
GKD
17/02/2013 at 12:53

Sorry thought I had done a search will check again.

Cheers

10/03/2013 at 17:24

Couldn't find this in the UTMB thread, so apologies if this has already been answered!

But re: travel :-

1) If I arrive Wed evening will that give me enough time to acclimatise given that the race starts Friday evening

and

2) If I fly back Monday evening late and return to work on Tuesday will that give me enough time to recover? Working on the worst case scenario that I could end up taking the full 46 hours?

Trying to work out how much time I will need to take off work and it is looking unlikely that I can get the Wed before or the following Tuesday off work!

Cheers,

Gav


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