Support Us

Our teams main fund raising event organized and run by the team. Come and support the team as well as having a day out in the beautiful Black Mountains. We have three routes to cover all abilities from serious runners to casual walkers.


Saturday 13th May 2017
Thank you to everyone for taking part in this years event and making it such a wonderful day for all. Entry for next years event will be open from Jan 2017.

Event Sponsored by

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Anniversary Year 2015

To celebrate 50 years of LMRT and 30 years of the BBMC, Trekitt are kindly offering a LMRT and Trekitt branded commemorative stainless steel drinks bottle. All profits from the sale of this bottle will go to Longtown Mountain Rescue Team. Find out more and support this generous offer.

Big Black Mountains Challenge

The event consists of a choice of three testing walks/runs of 50km, 32km and 16km between them taking in 15 summits over 660m around the breathtaking scenery of the Black Mountains. The event starts and finishes at LLanthony Priory located in the Honddu Valley in the Vale of Ewyas.

BBMC Routes

The links below display maps of the routes, the first link is to google maps, this only shows the checkpoints not the route to them, but gives a visual idea of the terrain you are going to cover. The second link is to a .pdf file containing a map displaying the exact route with checkpoints and direction of travel.

Note:- Following positive feedback from last year we are keeping Route A at 50kms and increasing Route B to 32kms back to the old route along Offas Dyke.

How to Enter

To enter BBMC please read the conditions of entry contained in the event information pdf below before clicking on the link which will direct you to the online booking website. You and your friends can enter either individually, or as a team. However, each participant must complete a form. Please enter as soon as possible as there is a limit on the number of entrants to the event. If you require further information or help please contact us by ringing 07766 669598 or email us at

Entry fee: Adults - £20, Under 16s - £8, T-shirts - £13

Entry Form

Due to the use of the online booking system you will be allocated your BBMC number on the day. There will be no entries on the day and all information about start times, registration etc is contained in the event information document.

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Watch out for news on our 31st BBMC on our news page.

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