Arriva Trains Wales has chosen Disability Sports Wales to be their chosen charity of the year and they will be encouraging their 140 strong team of runners in this year’s Cardiff Half Marathon to raise money towards this great organisation. Building on the already successful community partnership, Finance Director Sam Hawkins explains “We have had
Run Signature is Brooks’ radical new approach to gait analysis, taking a more in depth look at how your body wants to run and offering the right shoe to fit your run, your way. Celebrate your individuality with every step you take. There is only one you and your unique running style. Brooks are touring round
Official Partner of the Cardiff Half Marathon, Aldi, has revealed that recruitment for its new distribution centre and offices in Cardiff is progressing, and the retailer is encouraging job seekers to apply for a variety of roles on offer. In addition to the logistics and administration roles already published, Aldi is also looking to recruit around
The strongest elite field ever assembled for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon will be aiming to break records on Sunday 2 October. Following the success of the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships in the Welsh capital in March, more world class runners than ever before have accepted an invitation to run the Cardiff Half
A record number of runners are set to take part in the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 2 October. Close to 22,000 people have signed-up to run Wales’ biggest half marathon, with more than 2,000 registering in the final 48 hours before the entry deadline. With several other races also taking place the day
Wales rugby legend Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas is helping lecturer Sandra Fender prepare for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. Sandra, a lecturer in adult nursing at the School of Healthcare Sciences, is one of Alfie’s Angels, a group of 100 novice runners being put through their paces by the former rugby hero. Alfie has held several
General entry has now closed, but you can still sign up and run for Barnardo’s! Here at Barnardo’s we’re celebrating our 150th Anniversary. That’s right, we’ve been here helping vulnerable children for 150 years. I know what you’re thinking though, they don’t help children near me… well think again. Bonnie* uses our Barnardo’s Cymru Young
Individual entry for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon 2016 has now closed. Missed the deadline? You can still enter exclusively through our official Charity Partner Barnardo’s for the next two weeks (until 25th September) or through one of our Gold Charities for the next seven days (until Sunday 18th September) Knowing your run has helped others,
The stunning scenery of Cardiff Bay had been chosen as the winning design of the coveted 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon finishers’ medal. More than 3,000 people voted in a poll to choose the design of this year’s medal – with a choice between three iconic city images; Cardiff Bay, the Cardiff Castle Clock Tower
Gareth Thomas believes his ‘Alfie’s Angels’ will inspire thousands of people to get fit by running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. The rugby legend is currently training more than 100 women and men to get in shape for Wales’ biggest half marathon on Sunday 2 October, for the second series of his hit television programme
Date: September 26, 2016
We’re excited to be teaming up with Recycle for Wales and Brecon Carreg once again to bring our ‘Run Refuel Recycle’ campaign to the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. Through the campaign, we’re also offering you the opportunity to win a £115 voucher for a pair of running shoes from Specialist Running Shop, Run and Become. Throughout
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.