Friday, September 2, 2011

Ragnar Packing List

Ragnar Napa is right around the corner and I'm increasing my wine intake to train for the race.   Here's my packing list for Ragnar (with bullet points for the guys out there that don't like too many words)

    Van Items - Mandatory

  • Race Bible
  • Leg Maps
  • Driving Map
  • Cooler(s) 
  • Drink/water cooler 
  • Reflective Vests - need 6 
  • Headlamps (with extra batteries) - need 2 
  • Butt light - need 2 
  • Water  
  • Ice for cooler/drink cooler  (can be used for ice packs too)
   Van Items - to share 
  • First aid kit 
  • Food/Snacks to Share 
  • Hand Sanitizer 
  • Baby wipes
  • Paper Towels 
  • Scissors
  • Sharpie Pen
  • Tape
  • Toilet Paper (in plastic zip lock bag) 
  • Trash Bags 
  •  Ziploc Bags  
Van Items - Optional 
  •  GPS 
  •  Car Power Converter
  •  Cups (write name with Sharpie; use for runner support) 
  •  Decorations - great to have to distiguish your white van from the hunderds of other vehicles.  Keep it easy to clean up.  Tape/magnets work well  
Personal Items- Remember Space is Limited (plan for warm days and cold nights) 
  • Cold-weather hat (covers ears) 
  • Comfy shoes/sandles 
  • Compression socks 
  • Earplugs (great for using in sleeping areas) 
  • Extra running socks 
  • Food/Snacks 
  • Glide 
  • Gloves 
  • GU 
  • Handheld water battle/water belt 
  • Hat for sun protection 
  • Medications 
  • Pillow(smaller the better) 
  • Rain gear (if needed) 
  • Running jacket 
  • Running shoes 
  • Running shorts/running skirt 
  • Running Tops 
  • Sleeping Bag/blanket 
  • Sleeping mat 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sweat pants/running tights 
  • Toothbrush/tooth paste 
  • Towel 
  • Underwear 
  • Water/sports drink Water bottle to refill and reuse. 
  • Costume
First Aid Supplies 
  • Antacid tablets 
  • Antibiotic ointment 
  • Bandaids 
  • Cold medicine
  • Cough drops 
  • Dramine/Bovine 
  • Feminine products 
  • Hand Sanitizer 
  • Moleskin 
  • Needle
  • Tweezers 
  • Safety Pins 
  • Scissors and/or razor blade 
  • Tiger balm/Aspercreem/Biofreeze 
  • Tylenol, aspirin, Ibuprofin 
  • Baby Wipes 
  • KT Tape
  • Chapstick
  • The stick
  • makeup remover cloths
  • kleenex
  • Aquafor  
 Other 
  •  Camera and film 
  •  Cell Phone Chargers (cell phone, ipod) 
  •  Entertainment (reading material, cards, twister, chess) 
  •  Money 
  •  Notebook/Journal 
  •  Garmin 
  •  Ipod and headphones 
  •  calculator 
  •  Outlet thingy. Plug in more than one cord  

6 comments:

Giorgio said...

Great packing list for Ragnar! Enjoy the race!

Ewa said...

Have a blast.
Great packing list, I am saving it.

Falconer said...

You are a Wagner Rarrior aka Ragner Warrior. Good luck.

Julian Robb said...

Thanks for sharing your list. This is reminder also for us that we should have a list for our necessities especially the first aid kit for emergencies.

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Amber Mclette said...

Impressive list! Huge thanks for sharing this very useful and detailed post.

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