After backing two of the biggest sporting events staged in Cardiff this year, the Cardiff University Vice Chancellor, Colin Riordan, expressed his delight at the university’s continued involvement in the race. Cardiff University were title sponsors of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in the Welsh capital in March and picked up the headline role with
The ‘Extra Milers’ volunteers at this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon were left with full and happy tums on Sunday 2nd October, thanks to a donation from Wales’ favourite pie maker. Volunteers enjoyed pastries on Peter’s – who supplied over 500 pasties and sausage rolls. Volunteers were vital in helping ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants and
Following the announcement earlier this month that plans have been put in place to bring a marathon to Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, the Great Run Company, in conjunction with Run4Wales (organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon), have agreed to work alongside Cardiff Council and the Vale of Glamorgan Council with the aim of
We are beaming with pride! Well done to every single member of #TeamBarnardos who took part in the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon! We are in awe or your hard work and determination, seeing most of you at the Barnardo’s Cardiff Half Marathon Party afterwards was great and we’re so glad we got to thank you
Kenya can point to a new rising star on the roads after unknown Shadrack Korir broke clear of Paris Marathon champion Cybrian Kotut to win the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon in a race record time of 60:54. Running on virtually the same course as used by the IAAF for the World Half Marathon Championships
Course records were shattered as a record number of runners took to the streets of the capital for the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. In the elite race, Kenya’s Shadrack Korir and Violah Jepchumba broke the existing men’s and women’s course records, while more runners than ever before completed Wales’ biggest mass participation event. Korir’s
Run 4 Wales is delighted to announce Stratstone Jaguar Cardiff as the official vehicle supplier for the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. The initial one-year partnership will see Stratstone Jaguar Cardiff, who are part of the Stratstone group (the UK’s leading luxury automotive retailer), provide the all-important lead and timing vehicles for Sunday’s race. With
Staff and students are preparing for a weekend of running-related activities as part of our partnership with the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. A day-long Festival of Running offering fun for all ages takes place on Saturday, 1 October ahead of the half marathon itself the following day. The festival includes a fun run for Cardiff
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
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
Date: November 30, 2016
THE CARDIFF BAY RUN IS BACK! One of Wales’ most popular running events is returning for 2017 – bigger and better than ever! Previously known as the Cardiff Bay 5 Mile, the Cardiff Bay Run will take place on Sunday 2nd April with a stunning new 10K course around Cardiff’s historic Bay. Originally staged as
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.