The iKhulu Trail Run Kit List

The iKhulu Challenge

Compulsory Gear

1.    Hydration pack with minimum 1.5 litre water capacity

2.    Hat / peak or similar head protection from the sun

3.    Minimum 2 energy bars or similar 

4.    Lightweight long sleeve top

5.    Fully charged cell phone with the organisers number(s)

6. Space blanket

Recommended Packing List

Running Kit

  • Compulsory kit (as above)

  • Shorts

  • T-shirt/vest

  • Sports bra (not for the boys…)

  • Socks - we recommend slightly higher than ankle socks, to keep the sand out

  • GPS watch

  • Running shoes

  • Waterproof jacket (just in case)

  • Sunglasses

Running Nutrition

Energy drinks and snacks will be provided at aid stations but if there is something that works for you please bring it along.

Camp Kit

  • Shorts

  • T-shirts

  • Comfy clothes: jogging bottoms + jumper to lounge around in

  • Swimming costume

  • Flip flops

  • Socks

  • Underwear

  • PJ’s

  • Ear plugs - people snore

  • Beach towel

  • Warm jacket

  • Slippers


  • High factor sun screen

  • Shower gel

  • Shampoo

  • Deodorant

  • Soap

  • Toothbrush

  • Toothpaste

  • Anti chafe balme - Squirrels Nut Butter is great (get in touch for a discount code)

  • Bayticol - anti tick repellant

  • Mosquito repellant

First Aid Kit

A medic will be available for the duration of the challenge but you might want to bring the following bits and pieces to self treat should you get a blister, headache etc.

  • Surgical plastic tape

  • Blister plasters

  • Immodium

  • Myprodol

  • Arnica ice

  • Plasters

  • Safety pins


  • Phone

  • Charger

  • Watch charger

  • Camera

  • Head torch