Mini Burn

Date:  October 10, 2020 (Provisional), @ Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, SA13 2TJ

Description: The perfect Adventure Racing for adults and juniors. No experience required. For pairs and teams. Kayaks provided for all. Just bring a bike and experience Adventure Racing in a beautiful setting. Medals for all finishers.

Race timings: Staggered starts from 10.30 am. Your start time will be posted on this page a week prior to the event. The trophy giving will be at approximately 15:00.


    • Family Team (2-4 participants) (at least one junior under 10yrs old and one adult over 18 yrs old.)
    • Family Team (2-4 participants) (at least one junior 10yrs old or over and under 18yrs old and one adult over 18 yrs old.)
    • Team (2-4 participants)  (over 18 yrs)
    • Club Team (2-4 particiapants) (over 15 yrs)*

*The Club Team category is for the Scouts, Duke of Edinburgh Award and other youth clubs.

Cost: From £15 per junior & £25 per adult. Early Bird entry fees are available.

Distance & phases: 3km run, 1km kayak, 10km mountain biking & 2km foot navigation. Below are some example maps from past events. These are likely to change for future events.

Foot phase: A predominantly flat run on hard-packed surfaces

MB ex Run map

Kayaking phase: The kayaking will be around 4 buoys in the lake. There will be plenty of water safety and we will be offering support and instruction if required. All kayaks and kayaking equipment is provided.

MB ex kayak map

Cycling phase: The cycling is on hard and soft pack trails. There will be some more technical mountain biking and some road cycling both up and downhills. There will be a short course option available of approximately 5km. HELMETS MUST BE WORN.

MB ex Bike map

Orienteering phase: Once you return from the cycle, you will be given a map which will feature five checkpoints. All you need to do is find them!

MB ex orienteering map

Bike Hire: If you do not have a bike, you will need to hire or borrow a bike from a friend. Margam Park Adventure now hire bikes for the event. Please contact them directly

Parking:  Please park in the visitor’s car park at the main entrance.

Catering: Hot & Cold snacks and drinks will be available to purchase from the Margam Park cafe from 10:00 – 16:00