BBMC is an annual fund raising event usually held in May. The event consists of a choice of three testing walks/runs of 43km, 29km 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.
Big Black Mountains Challenge
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.
Route A - 43Kms Google and pdf
Route B - 29Kms Google and pdf
Route C - 16kms Google and pdf
The safety of all participants during the event is paramount and members of the team will be available to react to any emergencies, manning checkpoints and to provide safety advice when required. The following advice and rules are provided for the safety of all entrants.