RAT RACE COAST TO COAST, SCOTLAND
Have your bike at the ready. This two-day 169km event in the Scottish Highlands will see you riding, running and paddling from the imposing landscapes
of Glencoe and Ben Nevis to the lochside paths of Fort Augustus and Fort William.
HIGH-END Garmin Fenix 2 Multisport Watch
£210sportsshoes.com Use the Fenix 2’s GPS tracker to log your speed, heart rate and distance covered in training so you know what you can accomplish in a race. The compass will help you hunt down checkpoints, while its sensors detect weather changes that could affect your race strategy.
MID-RANGE Salomon Spikecross 3 CS
£140salomon.com A rugged off-road shoe designed to handle any terrain or weather. Metal spikes provide extra grip in mud, while drawstring laces minimise wasted time in transitions.
BUDGET Camelbak Hydrobak Hydration System
£29wiggle.co.uk Save time and stay hydrated on the go by sipping from this 1.5-litre fluid pack. It also has storage to fit the bare necessities ies and weighs hs a modest 295g, so you won’t evenen know it’s there.