Reach the Beach Packing List

It is that time of year where we have less than a few days until Reach the Beach New Hampshire. This is a 200 mile running relay race with two vans and a maximum of six runners in each van. There are, however ultra teams with less than 12 runners. With the exception of camera gear, sleeping bag, and pillow, it should all fit in a standard duffel bag.

Clothing

  • Sunglasses
  • Running shoes x 2
  • Running shorts x 3
  • Running shirts x 3
  • Running tights
  • Running long sleeve
  • Hat x 2 (Running and “normal” hat)
  • Jeans & Shorts
  • Socks x 3
  • Jacket/Fleece
  • Hat & Gloves
  • Underwear x 3
  • T Shirts x 3
  • Long sleeve T Shirt
  • Compression socks x 2

Safety Gear

Running Accessories

Electronics

  • Power inverter for vans
  • Camera & Gear
  • Running watch, heart rate monitor, ANT+ dongle, & netbook to download data
  • Verizon MiFi to post activities to Strava
  • Cell phone
  • Cables for devices (Charging, OTG, etc)
  • iPod & Headphones (check rules each year)
  • External battery pack (for cell phone)

Nutrition & Fluids

  • Cliff Bars
  • Cliff Bloks x 3, Gels, etc.
  • Nalgene Water Bottle
  • Other food as agreed upon by the team
  • Cash to purchase food at transition areas

Other

  • Umbrella
  • Medicine/Advil
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Pillow
  • Toilet Paper Roll
  • Sleeping bag & Camping pad
  • Newspaper (to dry out shoes if wet)
  • Baby wipes!!!
  • Gallon size Zip locks – Pack each of the three running outfits into a single bag
  • Cash & Debit Card
  • Paperwork