Yes, that’s what he’s there for.
Yes, there’s no getting around that. You can then hand it over to your companion at VP 9.
Yes, night gear must be worn from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
No, as they could potentially be covered up. An additional reflective vest or shoulder strap must be worn. If you run with a backpack, you must ensure it does not cover the reflective garment.
The (head) lamp is there for your safety, so that you can see where you are running and where you are stepping and that you are recognized early by other road users. The (head) lamp must always be switched on between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. – regardless of whether in dark sections of the forest or when the street lighting is bright.
We strongly advise you to do this. We even recommend having a spare lamp with you in case there is a technical defect.
Race management, our bike team and our referees are out on the course. They are entitled to take you out of the race until the mandatory equipment is available. How you do this is up to you.