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Burn

About
Get involved in this exhilarating adventure race from Burn Series. You'll take on a 10k run, 1k kayak and orienteering 2k on foot and 50k on a mountain bike all within the 6 hour time limit. A perfect opportunity to try something new and explore the trails of Margam Country Park.
Participants
Burn Adventure Race
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Calendar
Sat 9th Oct 2021
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LocationPin
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Amazing scenery

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Rolling Hills

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Margam Country Park, Port Talbot SA13 2TJ, UK
Start times
Burn Adventure Race:
9:00am
Races summary
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Burn Adventure Race
£110.00
Route information
Run
You'll run a hilly and challenging 10k route on mixed terrain. The elevation will be approximately 250m.
Kayak
The 1k kayak route will be 2 loops of Margam Park Lake.
Foot Orienteering
You'll have to find your way to 5 checkpoints. You'll need a compass and some map reading skills.
Mountain Bike Orienteering
There'll be a list of 10 checkpoints you'll need find your way to over hard and soft trails. Any checkpoints not visited will incur a time penalty. The route will reach the amazing mountain bike trails at Afan Mountain Biking Centre.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Kayak hire
Train
How to get there
Margam Country Park, Port Talbot SA13 2TJ, UK
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Parking
Please use the visitor's car park at the main entrance.
Event day logistics
09:00 Adventure Race starts
Registration
At registration you'll receive your race number and maps for the orienteering phases of the adventure race. Please arrive with plenty of time to register.
Mountain Bikes
Due to the nature of the course, you will need to ride a mountain bike - no other type of bike will be suitable. If you need to hire one, please contact Margam Park AdventureExternalLink directly.
Kayak Hire
All kayak equipment hire is included in the price.
Kit List
You will need the following items for the Burn adventure race;
  • Mountain bike
  • Compass
  • High energy snacks
  • Bike helmet
  • Map reading skills
On Site Catering
There will be hot and cold snacks available to purchase.
Age Requirements
This event is for adults. Children will be able to take part in the Mini BurnExternalLink.
Team Entry
Take on the challenge with a friend and enter as a 2 person team.
FAQ's
What kind of bike can I use for the Burn adventure race?
You'll need a mountain bike. The route will be along a mix of hard and soft trails so a mountain bike will be the only bike appropriate for the course.
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How familiar with map reading should I be for the Burn adventure race?
You should have some map reading skills for this event as there will be 2 orienteering sections of the race.
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Are there any age requirements for the Burn adventure race?
Yes, you'll need to be 18 to take part in this event. There is a Mini Burn event which children will be able to participate in.
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