Ultras: Medical Packing List for your DropBag & Crew
So you are all ready to get out there and race your first/next Ultra and you are perusing any added changes you might need to make for that final race day prep.
for GODS SAKE don't forget the lubricant and re-apply at least every 20-30 miles...
Here is the packing list I made for my dropbags at the Javalina100:
Lidocaine Patches (Equate Brand)
Little Hotties Hand Warmers
Runners Lube (Squirrels Nut Butter)
Athletic Tape Roll
Pre-Wrap (for athletic tape/rub marks)
nail file, clippers
Elastikon (thicker than ktape for muscle pulls)
Kinesiotape (precut for knees, ankle, quad)
Voltaren Creme (or Equate Brand diclofenac sodium topical gel 1%)
Tens Unit (when shit hits the fan)
Now remember, I work in sports medicine, so I packed up what I already had in addition to acupuncture needles and have most of these in small amounts for emergency (race) use. You can get away with way less than this (skip the Tens, Elastikon, Leukotape, and icepack but for GODS SAKE DON'T forget the lubricant (and re-apply at least every 20-30 miles)
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