Ever dreamt of running Wales’ biggest half marathon but don’t know where to start? Or are you a seasoned runner looking to knock minutes off your personal best time? With 12 weeks to go until the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon now is the perfect time to lace up your trainers and take to the
Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon finishers medals are always a prize possession for any runner – thousands will be wearing theirs with pride come Sunday 2nd October. Each year they feature a different Cardiff landmark – with The Wales Millennium Centre, City Hall and the Roath Park Lake Clock Tower previously featured. To celebrate our new title sponsor
Award-winning supermarket Aldi joins Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon team for 2016 Four-time Which? Best Supermarket winner Aldi has been named Official Partner of the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. The initial one-year partnership will see Aldi provide financial sponsorship plus 20,000 bananas and 20,000 chocolate bars into the finishers’ goody bags of the UK’s second
It is now 100 days until the start of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, which leaves plenty of time to sign up and train for Wales’ largest mass participation event. A world-class course has now been confirmed and it’s back to Lloyd George Avenue with an extra hour in bed for runners signed up to
It’s never too early to start! Join us on Wednesday 6th July at Run & Become in Cardiff for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Breakfast Run. With more than 14 weeks to go until race day, it’s not too late to start your training for this year’s Cardiff Half Marathon! The Breakfast Run is a free
With more than 11,000 places sold with five months still to go before race day, the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is set to attract record numbers to the streets of the Welsh capital on Sunday 2nd October. The recent IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships showed Cardiff to the world and as a result we’ve
Do you want a healthier, happier and more productive workforce? Reckon your colleagues are the fastest in Wales? Then sign-up for the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Corporate Challenge. Employees from businesses and organisations across Wales are being urged to take on the challenge of Wales’ biggest mass participation event on Sunday 2 October. The Cardiff
Welsh rugby legend Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas is on the lookout for a super-sized group of ‘Alfie’s Angels’ to take part in October’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. After the success of last year’s Alfie’s Angels – when Thomas coached 16 women from the village of Deri to complete the Cardiff Half Marathon – the former rugby
Runners hoping to take advantage of reduced entry prices for this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon have been urged to get in before Saturday’s deadline. More than 5,000 people have already snapped-up places since entries went on sale a month ago – making it one of the fastest-selling Cardiff Half Marathon’s to date. Interest in
Inspired by 38,000 runners going through blood, sweat and tears to complete this year’s London Marathon? Then why not make the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon your next big challenge! We have a free race entries and a brand new pair of top-of-range trainers from event partners Brooks Running UK to give away. All you have
Date: July 20, 2016
Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas has fired the starting pistol for the 100 ‘Alfie’s Angels’ preparing to take on the challenge of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. As part of the second series of the hit BBC Wales television programme Gareth Thomas: Run For Your Life, the former Wales captain will help coach 100 new
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.