Time is running out for anyone who wants to take part in this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon. Entries for this year’s race close at midnight on September 1, giving runners who have not already signed up just days to grab themselves a place. Thousands of people have already registered for this year’s race
Preparation is key and it’s important to maintain your hydration levels during your training. A study has shown that running times were slower and core temperature higher in runners that were dehydrated. You’ve come too far to let dehydration slow you down so here are our top tips to maximise your hard work. Drink
Following the success of last years Breakfast Run we are pleased to announce we will be holding an evening Training Run on Wednesday 9th September at Cardiff Met Llandaff Campus between 6pm – 8pm. The evening will consist of A short talk, discussing the last pre race long run, the race taper, race day and
To celebrate the 50 Day countdown to the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon and the launch of the Run 4 Wales Instagram account, we are holding a photo competition which could win you back the cost of your entry! To enter, simply share a photo of you training for the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, or
There’s something for all ages at this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon thanks to a new ‘toddler dash’ as part of the race festivities. Officially named the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon Toddler Dash in aid of BBC Children in Need, the event is family friendly and aimed at children aged three and
From today, runners and supporters of the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon can get their hands on our official merchandise range to help celebrate their achievement in style. The range, which is supplied by our official sportswear partner Brooks Running and designed and printed locally in Wales includes vests, t-shirts, sweaters, hoodies, caps, mugs and
You can tell the countdown to the big races has started as the big names begin to show their mettle. Last weekend we saw Welsh Half-Marathon champion Ieuan Thomas return to racing with a victory in the Welsh 5k road championships in Tredegar, while the British champion Ryan McLeod romped to victory in the Cheshire
The 3rd August marks Transfer Deadline Day for the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, the last time you can alter the address on your entry or transfer your entry to another runner. With up to 20,000 race packs being sent out we need to leave enough time to ensure everyone receives their packs in plenty
Runners can now get a first glimpse of the official 2015 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon t-shirt, which will be given to the 18,000 finishers who are expected to take part in this year’s race on Sunday 4th October. Supplied by the events official sportswear partner Brooks Running UK, the 2015 t-shirt features a unique
Entries have opened for the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon Family Fun Run, which will take place on a 2.4km course around Cardiff’s Civic Centre on Saturday 3rd October, as part of the Lloyds Bank Festival of Running. Entry for the event is just £8, or £26 for a family of 4. There’s no pressure to
Date: August 27, 2015
This year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon will be televised live on BBC Wales for the first time in the event’s history – a significant milestone in the growth of the UK’s 2nd largest half marathon. BBC Wales will show almost three hours of exclusive coverage of the event on Sunday 4 October, following an
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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.