Numbers for the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon have smashed through 20,000 for the first time. More than 21,000 runners have registered to take part in this year’s race on Sunday, 5 October, with up to a further 1,500 expected to complete the Family Fun Run and Mile Road Races in the Civic Centre the
With registration now closed for the 2014 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, we can’t wait for October 5th when we welcome you all to the streets of Cardiff for the second largest half marathon in the UK. All participant race packs are now in the process of being sent out, so keep your eyes peeled
With record numbers entering this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, time is finally running out for you to secure your place in this year’s flat, fast and iconic race. The closing date for registration is just a few days away on Monday 15th September, and the final places are filling up fast. So, if
Cardiff Metropolitan University has signed an Official Partner sponsorship with the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, creating opportunities for students and staff to get involved in Wales’ largest mass participation event. The partnership will be focused around the engagement of existing students and staff, marketing the event to prospective students and creating positive publicity and
Organisers of the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, Run 4 Wales, have this week welcomed their counterparts from the Danish Athletics Federation and the Copenhagen Half Marathon to Wales. Copenhagen hosted this year’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships and the baton has now been passed to Cardiff as it prepares to host the Championships for
With just a few months to go until the 2014 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon (Sunday 5th October) Run 4 Wales, the events company behind the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half, have unveiled this year’s official race t-shirt. 22,000 runners are expected to take part in this year’s race, which for the first year will finish outside
Already signed up for the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon but you are now unable to compete? Don’t lose your money, transfer your entry! In the case that a registered entrant can no longer participate, he or she can give their place to another runner wishing to take part. This must be done before Saturday,
The clock is ticking as the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon celebrates 100 days to go until the big race on Sunday 5th October. To mark the 100-day milestone, organisers Run 4 Wales will be giving away a host of prizes through their social media sites. Over the next week they will also be launching
Arriva Trains Wales are showing their support to Wales’s largest mass participation event, the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, by becoming an official partner of the race. This is the first year that the company have teamed up with Run 4 Wales (the social enterprise behind the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon), and are already
Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon are asking runners “how do you train?” With just 5 months to go until the big day, people up and down the country are pushing their training schedules up a gear to make sure they are fit and ready for Sunday 5th October. Throughout May, Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon are
Date: September 22, 2014
Jess Coulson heads a strong women’s field for the 2014 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 5th October. The Stockport Harrier took the European U23 Cross Country title in 2012 and has proved her road running prowess with a 33:00 minute best for 10km and 52:53 for 10 miles. She will now make her debut
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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 8:50am and the rest of the field will start at 9:00am. 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.