Footwear - Nike Air Terra Cairns - "most people will wear Walsh running shoes but they give me blisters" he explained
Wateproofs - Lowe Alpine Adrenalin smock and home made Pertex overtrousers - "thanks to my girlfriend's mum. Just there for the kit check- I never wear them."
Lowe Alpine Dryflo top
Ron Hill Tracksters "but will wear shorts unless is very cold or the midges are bad."
2 pairs of 1000 mile socks
Karrimor micro fleece top
Midge head net
Ron hill running gloves and Meraklon balaclava
Epigas micro stove
Pot Noodles, Cup-a-soup, nuts & raisons, fruit loaf, Nutrigrain bars, mars bars jelly babies. Cereal and dried milk powder.
Spoon and drinking mug. One cooking pan for boiling water.
Platypus water pouch to fit into rucksack. (This has a tube and mouthpiece attachment)
Marker pens and large transparent plastic bag to use as a map case
Epigas micro stove and 100 gm gas cartridge
Small first aid kit - Compeed and Ibuprofen, midge repellent and sun screen depending on the weather.
Petzl micro head torch
"Altogether this weighs in at around 12 lbs after the equipment is divided between the 2 of us." concluded Andrew. The top elite runners will carry less and those newer to mountain marathons will take a lot more, so this is a fairly standard kit list.