The Savage Adventure Race : Mandatory 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
  • PFD (Minimum of USCG Type III) OR you may use one provided by race staff
  • Mountain bike & bike helmet
  • Sunscreen, Lip balm (recommended)
  • Rear bike light. - MANDATORY  for 6 HR racers
  • Front bike light  (OK to tape a headlight onto your handlbars) -
    MANDATORY for 6 HR Racers. 

Canoe paddles and PFD's will be provided but racers may bring their own


Canoes will be provided

Mandatory Team Gear
Teams must at all times possess the following mandatory team gear in addition to the mandatory individual gear being carried by all team members:


Those in the solo division are responsible for this gear as well

  •    Waterproof map carrying case
  •   Check Point Passport (provided by GOALS ARA)
  •     First Aid Kit suitable for all three teammates
  •    Pen or fine point marker 
  •   Compass  
  •     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.
  • 6 -9 feet of ROPE (that you don't care if it gets wet) - this is for tying up your canoe if needed





If you would like to speak to a GOALS staff member, pop us an email with your phone # and we'd be happy to call you back! 

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