Runners taking on the challenge of the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon for the first time have been given expert advice from Wales’ top athletes. Winners of 100 free spaces, coordinated by half marathon organisers Run 4 Wales gathered for a beginners training evening at the Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Llandaff campus on Wednesday evening. They
Almost 11,000 people have signed up to run this autumn’s race on Sunday October 4, a nine per cent increase compared to the same stage in 2014 The Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon is on course for its biggest year with more of the UK’s top athletes racing to take part. Almost 11,000 people have
A Car dealership in Cardiff has this month (June, 2015) signed up to support the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon for the third year in a row. Wessex Garages on Hadfield Road will be the official vehicle sponsor for the event, which takes place on Sunday, October 4. Gareth Howells, General Manager at the dealership,
Whether you’re a first timer to Cardiff or you’ve ran the race for years, check out this guide on the Top 10 things to look out for when you #RunTheDiff. From our favourite cheering stations and re-fueling stops to the city’s iconic landmarks. Cardiff’s iconic castle is the backdrop for the race start – so
The Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon may be your first ever half marathon or running event, so you may be thinking about buying your first pair of running shoes – which can be a daunting prospect. There are an increasing number of different brands, styles, colours and shapes all vying for your attention and wanting
24 more spaces in the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon 100 space give-away have been released via Twitter, an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic new runners looking to make a change in their lives and achieve a new health and fitness goal in running the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon for the first time this October!
Businesses are being invited to go head-to-head at the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon to see who has the fastest workforce in Wales. In 2014 employees from some of Wales’ largest companies including Lloyds Bank, Arriva Trains Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Welsh Rugby Union laced-up their running shoes to take part in the
This weekend, the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon have opened up an exciting new competition for enthusiastic new runners looking to make a change in their lives and achieve a new health and fitness goal in running the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon for the first time this October! Event organisers Run4Wales are giving away
Have you ever watched the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon and thought, ‘I would love to do it one day?’ well here is your chance. Organisers Run 4 Wales have today (Thursday 7th May) announced plans to give away 100 free spaces for the 2015 edition of the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon. The race
For the 6th year running Lloyds Bank has renewed its association with the Cardiff Half Marathon, the 2nd largest half marathon in the UK. Lloyds Bank will remain as Principle Partner of the event, which will once again be called the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon. Entry figures for the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half
Date: June 30, 2015
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
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.