Mandatory Kit, will be checked at race registration. It must be carried at all times during the race. You will not able to race without Mandatory Kit. Mandatory kit for the Full & Half Monte Routes:

• Cycle Helmet
• Survival blanket
• Rain coat
• Energy food and drink
• Small first aid kit 
• Fully charged mobile phone with the Race Director’s mobile number saved
• Means to carry mandatory kit on bike and while running e.g. rucksack or race belt

There is no mandatory kit for the Little Monte Route. 

Bike, we recommend a gravel or racing bike but note there are some rough/gravel areas on the side roads. A hybrid or mountain bike is fine though and will get you round! Please ensure that your bike is in good, safe condition and has had a recent service. Bikes and helmet will be checked before the race. On Friday 6th September and Saturday 7th September; we are delighted to have the team from the Bike Mobile from Ballybofey on site in Mountcharles, with bike service and kit. Check them out here:

• Email –
• Web – The Bike Mobile
• Instagram – @the_bike_mobile

Bike kit, we recommend you take a puncture kit, pump, waterbottles, flashing back light. Don’t forget your helmet!

Shoes, we recommend that you wear trail running shoes with proper grip soles for the race. These can be used to cycle, run/hike in.

Running kit, we recommend that you take a small rucksack to carry mandatory kit, food and water.