Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021 @ Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, SA13 2TJ
Description: Adventure Racing for experienced adults. For solos and teams up to four. Kayaks provided for all. Bring a bike, a compass along with some map reading skills and some high energy snacks and take on the Burn in style! Medals for all finishers.
Distance & Phases: 10km run, 1km kayak, 2km foot orienteering, 40km mountain bike orienteering. There is a 6 hour time limit.
Race start time: 9:00 am
Categories: Male/female solo, Male/Female/Mixed Team up to 4 persons
Cost: £55 per person.
Distance & phases: 10km run, 1km kayak, 1km foot orienteering, approx 40km mountain bike orienteering.
Foot phase: A hilly and challenging 10k run on a mixture of surfaces.
Kayaking phase: The kayaking is a double loop of the Margam Park lake. All kayaks and kayaking equipment is provided. Our kayaks are sit-on-top kayaks, making it much easier to hop in and out of them!
Foot orienteering phase: A short foot orienteering phase featuring five checkpoints.
Mountain bike orienteering phase: You will be given your orienteering map at registration which will feature 10 checkpoints. Any checkpoints you do not visit incurs a time penalty. The surface is a mixture of hard and soft trails so a mountain bike is recommended. For those of you visiting the furthest checkpoints, you will get to enjoy the world-class mountain biking trails at Afan Mountain Biking Centre. Helmets must be worn!
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.