Element Active – Llanbedr to Blaenavon Fell Race @ Llanbedr Hall
Mar 23 all-day

A classic, tough A to B ‘grassroots’ fell race taking in three major peaks in the South Wales Black Mountains.

Black Dragon Challenge @ Llangorse Community Centre
Apr 20 all-day

The Black Dragon Challenge Walk (BDCW) event first took place in April 2019 and replaced the Black Mountains Roundabout (BMR) which had been running on an annual basis since 1982.

The 2024 Black Dragon Challenge event will be held on Saturday 20th April.

The challenge walk which starts and finishes at Llangorse Community Centre, Llangorse, Brecon LD3 7TR (GR SO 13322770) W3W: cocktail.countries.overlaid follows the high ridges of the challenging Black Mountains taking in the highest point at Waun Fach at 811 metres.

There are 3 routes available, 30 miles (49k),  26 miles (42k), and 19 miles (30k) – see The Route Page

All three routes visit the highest point in the Black Mountains, Waun Fach at a height of 811 metres.

Element Active – The Cwmyoy Horseshoe Fell Race @ Cwmyoy Village Hall
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

5.6 miles/ 1257 feet ascent
A classic ‘horseshoe’ fell race in the stunning Black Mountains overlooking the Llanthony Valley

Big Black Mountains Challenge @ Llanthony
May 11 all-day

The Big Black Mountain Challenge returns for 2024

All funds go to keep Longtown Mountain Rescue Team going. They were originally formed in 1965 to help people in difficulties within the Black Mountains. The role of the team has now expanded to include a wide variety of potential situations, where the police consider our assistance and expertise would be of benefit.

Entries open on the 1st February 2023…last years event was sold out within 2 week so be prepared.