The Rivette QUESTars Adventure Race Series

Brecon Beacons Q2 Adventure Race


Event Details

The 2018 Questars Adventure Race Series will culimnate with this two-day adventure race on the first weekend in October. This event will take place in the Brecon Beacons - this is the first time a Q2 adventure race has been held in this area.

Plans for this two-day adventure race are slightly different from those in recent years with Stage 1 & 2 on Saturday mainly on bikes and Stage 4 on Sunday being a foot stage. This is to make sure you get the best out of this super area without having to go up and down the same hills / trails lots of times. Of course this also means that if you are hiring a bike you only need to hire it for one day (Saturday).

Event Base

Henderson Hall

Facilities Available

- Car Parking Area
- Indoor Hall (for shelter, briefing & prize giving)
- Event Catering
- Toilets
- Field for Camping (Fri & Sat night)

Provisional Timings

The timetable below is given as an example only. Whilst some of the stage details may alter slightly, the overall event timings are unlikely to change.


1800 - Event base and event field opens
2030 - Registration opens until 2130


0800 - Registration re-opens until 0850
0900 - Event briefing (lasts approx. 20 mins)
1000 - Stage 1 & 2 starts
1630 - Stage 1 & 2 latest finish time
1930 - Stage 3 starts (night navigation on foot)
2200 - Stage 3 latest finish time


0845 - Stage 4 starts (trail run & kayaking)
1315 - Stage 4 latest finish time
1345 - Prize giving & results announced

Stages 1, 2 & 4 will involve varying amounts of trail running, mountain biking and kayaking (though not necessarily all three in each stage). Stage 3 takes place at night on foot.

Final details for those taking part in this adventure race will be added to the top of this page in the week prior to the event.

Entry Information

Entries for this adventure race are now closed

Entry fees are as follows...

£99 - Last Chance entry - until entries close on 30 Sep 2018

The price you see is the price you pay! Unlike some other events, there are no additional charges that you might need to pay e.g. for card payments, entry changes, hiring electronic scoring devices, car parking etc. - see everything that's included

Stage Maps

Each team receives one copy of the stage maps on waterproof paper, with all the checkpoints marked on. Extra copies of the stage maps can be purchased when you enter online if required.

Bike Hire

Mountain bikes for this adventure race can be hired from Drover Cycles, and collected from the event base on the day.

Two different levels of mountain bike are available; a Standard MTB and a High Spec MTB which offers a better level of suspension and components. All are well maintained and the hire price for this event includes helmet, pump, repair kit and delivery to / collection from the event base.

Hire bikes must be booked in advance. Early booking is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Call Drover Cycles on 01497 822419 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to hire a bike for this race.

Find Out More

Discover what to expect by having a look at the following from last year's adventure race...

2017 Event Information || 2017 Race Report || 2017 Race Photos

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