2018 Tarawera 100k Drop Bag and Kit Plan

The weather for the 2018 Tarawera 100 was pretty miserable, so compulsory kit was announced as a halfway house between lists B and C as shown here.

Starting Kit
Wear:
  • Shoes - TrailRoc 255s
  • Shorts
  • Auckland Marathon running t-shirt
  • Socks
  • Race number pinned on to shorts
  • Garmin 935 GPS watch on right wrist
  • Buff on left wrist
  • Riverhead Rampage trucker cap
Carry:
  • Salomon Skin Pro 10+2 pack
  • 600ml Camelbak bottle in left front pocket
  • Medkit & emergency gear in back pocket
  • Warm hat and gloves in left rear pocket
  • Arc'teryx baselayer top
  • Outdoor Research Helium II shell
  • Phone and headphones in ziploc bag in front right pocket
  • Food and 360ml soft bottle of water in rear right pocket
  • Toilet paper in a ziploc bag in rear pocket
Eat & Drink:
  • Granola bars
  • Jelly sweets
  • Pretzels
  • Squashed fly biscuits
  • Water
  • Mountain Dew (only a little bit near the end)

Dropbag Plan
I'm using old race bags for my drop bags, with the labels provided by the race organisers. Unlike the Hillary I feel confident enough in my plan not to have written instructions on each bag!

Tarawera Outlet Okataina Lodge Tikitapu Finish
Pick Up
  • Tape strips
  • Food
  • Water
  • Tape strips
  • Socks
  • Spare top
  • Shorts
  • Vaseline
  • Battery
  • Charger cable
  • Food
  • Water
  • Tape strips
  • Socks
  • Green Hillary top
  • Shorts
  • Vaseline
  • Food
  • Water
  • Compression socks
  • Tracksut bottoms
  • T-shirt
  • Hand towel
  • Nappy rash cream
Drop Off
  • Rubbish


  • Rubbish


  • Rubbish


  • Rubbish

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