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Mount Rinjani Ultra Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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QUESTION :

Will I be able to recharge my mobile phone at aid stations?

ANSWER :

No, You should ensure your batteries is fully recharge and bring spare batteries.


QUESTION :

I would like to turn off my mobile phone during the race, however I’ve been told that we may received emergency messages from race headquarters. Are there any areas where it is mandatory to keep my mobile phone on to receive SMS messages?

ANSWER :

There are no specific areas where you must be able to receive SMS messages. You must keep your mobile phone on at all times in order to receive messages regarding bad weather, earthquaeks and other emergencies.


QUESTION :

A mobile phone is included on the mandatory equipment list but my batteries won’t last for 16 hours. Is it okay if my batteries don’t last?

ANSWER :

You may receive an emergency phone call from the race headquarters so please carry a spare battery and keep the phone on during the race.


QUESTION :

What do you mean by adhesive elastic tape/band?

ANSWER :

This is strong tape that can not only be used for emergencies such as fractures and injuries but can also be used for many things including repairing broken equipment (such as your backpack straps). The minimum length is 80cm x 3cm.


QUESTION :

Can I bring a survival blanket in the shape of a sleeping bag? This type of bag is not 130cm x 200cm but if you cut it and spread it open, it is larger than 130cm x 200cm.

ANSWER :

Yes. You can bring a sleeping bag style survival blanket as long as it meets the size requirements when completely spread out.


QUESTION :

Can I just carry a pair of long pants or long tights/leggings that cover the ankles instead of wearing them?

ANSWER :

Yes – this is okay. The long pants/tights are to keep you warm so if the weather is good and the temperature is high, you can put these items in your backpack. If you feel cold, please take them out of your backpack and wear them.


QUESTION :

Does a cap and headband or the hood of my jacket meet the requirements for “warm hat that covers the ears”?

ANSWER :

Neither a cap and headband nor a jacket hood meet the requirements of “warm hat”. You must bring a warm hat that covers both ears (for example a wool or polyester knit cap)


QUESTION :

Do I have to wear/put on the mandatory equipment at all times?

ANSWER :

No. You do not have to wear the mandatory equipment at all times. You can put it in your backpack if you’re not using it. You can run in your bathing suit if you’d like – just make sure you have all the items in the backpack you’re carrying with you during the race or else you will be disqualified. There will be gear checks for both the UTMR and RAR during the race.


QUESTION :

Will there be enough water at the aid stations to refill my hydration bladder?

ANSWER :

Yes. There will be plenty of water available at the aid stations.


QUESTION :

Will you be posting a list of racer names?

ANSWER :

The racer list will be available in web site.

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