Tiếng Việt

Recommended packing list

  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Poncho
  • Cap, visor or buff
  • Blister kit

Required equipment for 25km

Mandatory

  • Water min. 1.5 L
  • Whistle
  • Personal food/energy bars/gels etc. for the duration of the run. Expect to double the time compared with a flat race.

Optional

  • Electrolytes
  • Small money for buying energy (soft drinks/candy)  in local villages (20.000-100.000VND around 1-5USD)
  • Mobile phone – in a waterproof carrier/casing and be on roaming or on the local network Viettel
  • Poncho or waterproof top (no technical specifications, but should be sufficient to keep you dry in case of a heavy downpour)
  • Basic first aid

Required equipment for 42km:

Mandatory

  • Water min. 1.5 L
  • Electrolytes – you must ensure that you bring your own source of electrolytes /rehydration salts that will be sufficient for your personal needs during the duration of your run.
  • Personal food/energy bars/gels etc. for the duration of the run. Expect to double the time compared with a flat race.
  • Small money for buying energy (soft drinks/candy)  in local villages (20.000-100.000VND around 1-5USD)
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone – in a waterproof carrier/casing and be on roaming or on the local network Viettel
  • Poncho or waterproof top (no technical specifications, but should be sufficient to keep you dry in case of a heavy downpour)
  • Basic first aid: Small roll of compression bandage (elastic crepe bandage), alcohol wipes, antiseptic cream and plasters.
  • If are going to be racing at 5.30 PM and do not have a headlamp, you will be cut off. It is thereby not mandatory for all, but if you are not 100% sure, you should bring one headlamp. In previous years, 50% of all runners at VJM have still been racing after 5.30PM. Do not count on your normal time for a flat Marathon!

Required equipment for 70km Ultra Marathon:

Mandatory

  • Water min. 1.5 L
  • Strong head lamp as it is very dark (2 hours 70km)
  • Extra battery
  • Electrolytes – you must ensure that you bring your own source of electrolytes /rehydration salts that will be sufficient for your personal needs during the duration of your run.
  • Personal food/energy bars/gels etc. for the duration of the run.
  • Small money for buying energy (soft drinks/candy)  in local villages (20.000-100.000VND around 1-5USD)
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone – in a waterproof carrier/casing and be on roaming or on the local network Viettel
  • Poncho or waterproof top (no technical specifications, but should be sufficient to keep you dry in case of a heavy downpour)
  • Basic first aid: Small roll of compression bandage (elastic crepe bandage), alcohol wipes, antiseptic cream and plasters.
  • We HIGHLY recommend to wear and to know how to use GPS, the final route will be online at least 1 week prior to the race.

Everyone participating in the race must sign the indemnity form. You could download it HERE.