All runners should be prepared to carry with them the following safety equipment:

  • a 500 ml water bottle or cup/container for collecting water at drink stations (NB no cups are provided)
  • SMART Snake Bandage (see article below. White crepe bandages are not acceptable)

Highly recommended:

  • sunscreen, sun hat
  • mobile phone

Snakes: are present in the area and are often seen on the track or on the side of the track. In most conditions they will move away from you. Please treat them with caution, wait for them to move away or go around them, alert other runners if you see a snake. Treat all snakes as poisonous.

Snake Bite - Mandatory Safety Equipment —make sure you read this, it is very important!