The Savage Adventure Race: Mandatory Gear


Mandatory Individual Gear

This is a minimum list for this event. You are welcome to carry any other equipment you feel is necessary. Racers are responsible for carrying all their own food and water for the entire race.


  • Racing bib (unaltered, with no additional logo placement, worn and visible from the front throughout the entire event). Provided by GOALS ARA. Return at end of race.
  • Hydration System/water bottles
  • Whistle
  • Protective eyewear (sunglasses OK)
  • Sunscreen, Lip balm (recommended)
  • Mountain bike and bike helmet

·         Long sleeves/long pants highly recommended


Canoes will be provided for teams. Single person kayaks for solos.

Paddles and pfd's will be provided. Teams may opt to bring their own.



Mandatory Team Gear

Those racing solo are expected to have this gear as well.
Teams must at all times possess the following mandatory team gear in addition to the mandatory individual gear being carried by all team members:

·         Waterproof map carrying case

·         Check Point Passport (provided by GOALS ARA)

·         First Aid Kit suitable for all teammates

·         Pen or pencil

·         At least one operational charged cell phone (water proofed in zip lock bag)

·         Bilge pump or bailer (1 per team) (small bucket OK)

·         Knife (Locking or fixed-blade, 2 inch minimum)
- extra bicycle inner tubes or a minimum of two patches (appropriate size).

  • Repair kit (multi tool with Phillips and flat head screw drivers, chain break tool, allen wrench set, two tire levers, at a minimum). Note…one per team is OK.
  • Water for the team. 
  • Compass

Forbidden Equipment

  • Weapons
  • G.P.S. (Global Positioning Systems)





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