13 MAY 2017

STAGE 1 MOUNTAIN BIKE


All Solo, Pair and Stage 1 Relay Team participants will require a mountain bike in working condition and an Australian Standard Bike Helmet in good condition. Each participant is required to carry a spare tube, inflation device and adequate hydration and nutrition.


STAGE 2 CANOE/KAYAK


All Solo, Pair and Stages 2 Relay Team participants will require a life jacket and an Australian Standard Bike Helmet in good condition. Each participant is required to carry adequate hydration and nutrition. Participants must provide their own watercraft (canoe/kayak) or hire one when registering.


STAGE 3 TRAIL RUN


All participants are required to suitable covered shoes. Each participant is required to carry adequate hydration and nutrition. There will be a drink station at the 5k mark.


STAGE 4 ROAD CYCLE


All Solo, Pair and Stage 3 Relay Team participants will require a bike in working condition and an Australian Standard Bike Helmet in good condition. Each participant is required to carry a spare tube, inflation device and adequate hydration and nutrition.

There could be short unsealed sections on the Road Cycle stage. Tyres must be durable enough to withstand country roads.


FOOTWEAR

The ZACH MACH will take you through a variety of challenging conditions.

Stage 1 (Mountain Bike): Footwear will need to be able to cope with rough, rocky terrain, steep up- and downhills, as well as the possibility of wet, slippery and muddy trails. We recommend shoes that provide comfort, stability and protection as well as offering grip and traction no matter what conditions you race in. Participants must wear covered footwear.

Stage 2 (Canoe/Kayak): Participants must wear covered footwear.

Stage 3 (Trail Run): Footwear will need to be able to cope with rough, rocky terrain, steep up- and downhills, as well as the possibility of wet, slippery and muddy trails. We recommend shoes that provide comfort, stability and protection as well as offering grip and traction no matter what conditions you race in. Participants must wear covered footwear.

Stage 4 (Road Cycle): Participants must wear covered footwear.


RACE WEAR

Comfortable race wear that will suit race conditions is essential.


SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • A rucksack to carry equipment.

  • Spare shoes & socks

  • Food & snacks

  • Bike Computer

  • Bicycle repair kit

  • Water proof watch

  • Hat

  • Protective glasses / sunglasses

EQUIPMENT