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Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021 @ 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.

Categories:

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

*The Club Team category is for the Scouts, Duke of Edinburgh and other youth clubs. For group bookings of over 10 participants please contact us by e-mail in order to make the entry process simpler for you.


Cost:

      • Junior under 15 yrs, £20 EARLY BIRD (ends 30/04/2021) & £25 thereafter.
      • Junior between 15 – 17yrs, £30 EARLY BIRD (ends 30/04/2021) & £35 thereafter.
      • Adult, £40 EARLY BIRD (ends 30/04/2021) £45 thereafter.

Distance & phases: 3km run followed by a 1km kayak, 10km mountain bike & 2km orienteer on foot.

Run phase: A predominantly flat run on hard-packed surfaces fully signposted.

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.

Cycling phase: The cycling is on hard and soft pack trails. There will be some more technical mountain biking both up and downhills. A short course option of approximately 5km is also available which is less technical. Both routes are fully signposted. HELMETS MUST BE WORN.

Orienteering phase: Once you return from the cycle, you will be given an orienteering map which will feature five checkpoints. All you need to do is find them! If you haven’t seen an orienteering map before then take a look at our latest news page for some examples.

Bike Hire: If you do not have a bike, you will need to hire or borrow a bike from a friend. Margam Park Adventure base 100 metres from our event centre 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