What to pack for an ultra-marathon?

So the question I get asked the most is…what are you taking to your ultra-marathon? Here’s a preview of what I will be taking to Race to the King this weekend, bearing in mind I will be camping overnight. 

Wearing

  • Vest top
  • Shorts
  • Zero Point Calf Sleeves
  • Socks
  • ASICS Dynaflytes
  • Shock Absorber Ultimate Run Bra
  • Runderwear
  • ASICS hat
  • Buff headwear
  • Sunglasses
  • SPIbelt – Glide

In my hydration pack

  • Nakd Bar x 2
  • Clif Shot Bloks x 1
  • Salt Tablets
  • Spare socks
  • Spare top
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Collapsible cup
  • Wet wipes
  • First Aid Kit (scissors, plasters, painkillers, antiseptic wipes)
  • KT Tape (pre-cut to various sizes)
  • Spare hairband
  • Lightweight jacket
  • Small flash light

Basecamp (small suitcase)

  • Sleeping bag
  • Inflatable pillow
  • Electrolyte powder
  • Compression tights
  • Oofos Ooriginal
  • Jogging bottoms
  • Jumper
  • Talcum Powder
  • Hairbrush
  • Torch
  • Tissues
  • Ear plugs
  • Beanie Hat
  • Plastic bags
  • Protein shake
  • Shower stuff
  • Towel
  • Spare shorts
  • Spare vests
  • Spare trainers (ASICS Kayano 24 Lite Show)
  • Watch charger