Australia and New Zealand will make the longest journey to Cardiff to take their place in history at the first Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships. The challenge from Down Under will be fronted by a strong Aussie team, who are led by Commonwealth Games 5,000m and 10,000m finalist Celia Sullohern. The 26-year-old earned fifth and sixth
Of the 25,000 runners who will create history at the 15th anniversary edition of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, Neil Jones will be one of the few who remembers crossing the finish line at the home of Welsh rugby. The Pontyclun Road Runner used to run 26.2 miles around the Welsh capital from 2003 when
The inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships will play host to an intriguing battle of Britain when the Home Nations fight it out for bragging rights on the streets of Cardiff. Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland have all named their teams ahead of race day at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 7 October.
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is not the only major event in Wales celebrating its 15th anniversary next month. The nation’s largest mass-participation event is teaming up with Brecon Carreg and Recycle for Wales to mark the 15th year of Recycle Week, an initiative to get everyone in Wales to recycle more by demonstrating the
Since 1918 St John Cymru have been working to provide first aid treatment to Cardiffians and people across Wales, and they will continue to do so at this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. They’re calling for runners to fundraise for St John Cymru and help them to continue to be there for the people of
Running royalty from Kenya and Uganda will be the star attractions at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, with both nations expected to announce their teams in the coming days, with just one month to go. The inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships will take place as part of the event on Sunday 7th October. Kenyans have
Rob Cross is hoping to hit the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon for six when he takes on the 13.1 miles in full cricket gear. The 23-year-old will don his whites and pick up his bat on Sunday 7 October as part of a gruelling challenge to complete 18 half marathons in all 18 cricket playing
Roshan Khan will complete the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon less than a year on from undergoing a quadruple heart bypass, all in the name of Cardiff & Vale Health Charity. The journey that led Roshan to take on the iconic 13.1 mile course began following the loss of his wife to breast cancer in 2015.
It has been 60 years since Wales welcomed the world to the 1958 Empire Games. To celebrate, the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon can reveal a host of expected nations ready to create more history at the inaugural Commonwealth Half marathon Championships. The brand-new competition will welcome elite athletes from across the globe, who will lead
The 15th-anniversary edition of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is now just 12 weeks away, with race day fast approaching on Sunday 7th October 2018. If you’ve not started your training, there’s no need to fear – we’ve teamed up with Lucozade Sport to help you get race fit with their exclusive 12-week Made to
Date: September 20, 2018
In 2003, 1,500 runners lined up to take on the first edition of the Cardiff Half Marathon. In 2018, the race has sold out in record time and will be hosting the inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships. 25,000 runners will flock to the streets of the Welsh capital for what has become Wales’ largest mass
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The route takes runners past the capital’s most iconic landmarks with beautiful scenery and historic buildings. The predominately flat and fast course makes it ideal for beginners and elites.
The race starts outside Cardiff Castle and runners then head down past Cardiff City Stadium on the way to Penarth. They take in the glorious Penarth Marina before crossing the barrage and heading to Cardiff Bay. Runners run right through the heart of the bay taking in the Norwegian Church and Wales Millennium Centre.
The course then heads towards the north of the city and runners will complete a loop of the beautiful Roath Park Lake before the grandstand finish in the heart of the city at the Civic Centre.
The wheelchair race will start at 9:50am and the rest of the field will start at 10:00am. Check out the interactive route map on the home page to see the Cardiff Half Marathon route in more detail.
The course will be policed and marshalled throughout. Race day facilities may be subject to change.