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Battle on the Beach

26/03/2017 - Pembrey Country Park - MTB

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What it is - The UK's most unique cycling event - open to all bikes

Where it isPembrey Country Park, Nr. Llanelli. South Wales, SA16 0EJ

When it is - March 25-26th, 2017

Course Information:

The 2017 course will be a total of 3 laps (or 2 laps for fun categories), total distance being approximately 45km.
The big change to previous years is that Lap 3 will on a slightly different track after the beach section. This will ensure that the leaders have a clear run to the finish and more relaxed riders have less worry about fast riders approaching.

The lap will have a similar feel to previous years and is comprised of approximately 5km on the beach (all hard sand) 5km singletrack, 5km doubletrack or forest roads. Only 100 metres is in soft sand, on the beach entrance.

2017 Entry Includes:

Race Entry - £30:

If you want to make a weekend of it and have entry to Battle in the Dark & camping included, check out the weekend pass below.

  • Free park entry for 1 vehicle*
  • Event centre facilities and all-weather parking
  • Electronic Chip Timing
  • Custom medal to all finishers
  • On-site catering
  • Full Route Marking
  • Cash prizes to Open Male & Female categories
  • Prizes or trophies to all category podium winners
  • Bike wash facilities
  • Online results service
  • First aid support
  • Event Photography (Anthony Pease Photography)

Weekend Pass - £40:

As above, plus:

*Arrivals outside of manned barrier arrivals will need to reclaim the £2 barrier charge from the visitor centre.

Event Website

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Pembrey Country Park
Address Line 2 Pembrey
Town Burry Port
County Dyfed
Postcode SA16 0EJ
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Showers Showers
Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event) Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event)
Sign-on at HQ Sign-on at HQ

Organiser Details
Name A Cycling
Email Email Hidden
Phone 01550 777462
County Antrim

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