The 2017 Cardiff University/ Cardiff Half Marathon finishers’ medal will celebrate the partnership between Wales’ largest mass-participation event and the nation’s leading academic institution. Cardiff University will continue as title sponsor until at least 2020 after committing for a further three years. A total 25,000 runners are aiming to cross the finish line on October
A stellar field of athletes from across the globe will battle it out on the streets of the Welsh capital at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on October 1st. Kenyan stars Shadrack Kimining and Violah Jepchumba will defend their Cardiff Half crowns after they sent race records tumbling 12 months ago. But both face serious
The 2017 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon will not only be the biggest ever, but the greenest too. Run 4 Wales, the company behind the country’s largest mass-participation event are delighted to confirm that Recycle for Wales have come on board as an official Strategic Partner, sharing the joint objective of making the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half
The 25,000 runners set to take on next month’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon will be rewarded with a free celebratory drink after crossing the finish line thanks to Brains. The world-famous Cardiff brewery have teamed up with Wales’ largest mass-participation event to provide runners and spectators with a pair of exclusive offers at Brains pubs
October 1st will be a record-breaking day in the Welsh capital with 25,000 runners signed up to take-part in the biggest ever Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. The sold-out race will enter the record books in one months’ time, with the largest ever number of runner’s due to take part and a stronger than ever elite
The new range of official Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon training and leisurewear from Scimitar Sports has been revealed. Commemorate your achievement or train in style in our exclusive line of Cardiff Half clothing for both adults and children. Coupling funky designs with premium functionality, our range of technical wear has been designed exclusively for the demanding
Welsh marathon duo Josh Griffiths and Andrew Davies are fast approaching the biggest day of their athletic careers. Sunday morning will see them join Scotland’s Callum Hawkins in taking on the best athletes in the world on the streets of London in a battle for medals at the World Athletics Championships. For the dynamic Welsh
The rapidly growing Royal Welsh Trail Running Festival will return to the heart of Mid Wales with an enhanced runner experience for May 2018. Running enthusiasts from across the country will once again head to Builth Wells to take-on the challenging but scenic trails through the heart of the Welsh countryside on Saturday 19th May.
The 2017 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is a sell-out for the first time in its fourteen year history. The final general entires were snapped up over the weekend to make this year’s race the biggest ever. A total of 25,000 runners have booked their place at Wales’ largest mass-participation event with just under 10 weeks
It’s official, the 2017 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon will be bigger and better than ever, with the last of the 25,000 entries expected to sell-out in the coming days. With just over 1,000 general entries remaining, those wanting to take-on the flat, fast and iconic course around the Welsh capital on October 1st are being
Date: September 23, 2017
The countdown is on with only a week to go until the Cardiff University Festival of Running kicks-off a record breaking weekend in the Welsh capital. If you are one of the 25,000 runners set to take-part in the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 1 October, then why not get your loved ones involved
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.