Keith Hayward will ensure his best friend’s legacy lives on 30 years after his death by running for Cancer Research UK at this year’s sold-out Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. Keith and David bonded over their shared passion for sport and became inseparable through their teenage years. Their friendship continued into adult life, before a routine
Sytner Cardiff MINI & BMW will again be in the driving seat at Run 4 Wales’ series of world class mass-participation events. The Cardiff dealership group has continued to support Run 4 Wales as official vehicle partner for another year as around 50,000 competitors gear up to take on VELOTHON Wales, the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon has sold out in record time as running fever takes hold in Wales. Entries flew out after thousands of runners created history at the inaugural ABP Newport Wales Marathon and 10K on Sunday. Both the male and female winners of the 26.2 mile race smashed their personal bests, before the
Run 4 Wales is delighted to announce an innovative partnership with Healthspan, the UK’s leading direct vitamin and supplement supplier, to improve the health and wellbeing of people across Wales. The wellbeing experts have joined forces with the team behind Wales’ largest mass-participation running and cycling events to promote healthier lifestyles in every corner of
To celebrate the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon’s 15th year, we’ve put together an A-Z of all things to expect on October 7th. Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to this year! A – Atmosphere. Standing next to Cardiff Castle surrounded by tens and thousands of runners and spectators. What a start! B – Banners.
With the New Year underway, the NSPCC Wales is urging anyone looking for a new challenge to sign up for the Cardiff Half and raise money to help the leading children’s charity in its fight against child cruelty, abuse and neglect. The NSPCC is our lead charity partner for this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon
Entries to the 2018 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon are flying out in record time, with more than 11,000 already sold. Raceday on Sunday October 7 is still 10 months away, but runners are racing to seal their place on the start line after last year’s event proved to be the biggest and best yet. Cardiff
First of all, Happy New Year from everyone at the Cardiff Half Marathon. Instead of worrying about all the food and drink you’ve consumed over the festive period, let’s focus on your health and fitness New Year’s Resolutions. If you’re looking to simply get fitter, we’re on hand to help. It doesn’t just happen overnight,
Meridian Foods, the UK’s leading producer of nut butters, has announced that it will be the Official Partner of the iconic Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon taking place on Sunday 7 October 2018, confirming they really are nuts about running. The sponsorship deal will ensure the event continues to grow as it heads into its
The Run 4 Wales 10K Series is here to kick off a new era of distance running in Wales. A brand new season ticket has gone on sale to offer discounted entry to a trio of unique events in three of South Wales’ most iconic settings. A total of 1,000 discounted tickets are available priced
Date: June 21, 2018
Being in October, the Cardiff Half requires a challenging summer training schedule. We know that’s not always easy, especially if you’re new to running and are taking on your first half marathon. To help you along the way, whether your experienced or a first-timer, we’ve come up with a guide to train effectively in the
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.