The 2015 staging of the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 4th October will incorporate the British team trials for the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships; to be held at the same venue in March 2016. The Cardiff race will also host the 2015 British Half Marathon Championships and the penultimate round of the
A strong contingent of staff, students and alumni took to the streets of Cardiff on Sunday the 5th of October to tackle the 13.1 mile Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon. This year marks the first year of Cardiff Met’s partnership with the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, and as one of the official race partners
300-Day countdown begins to a celebration of mountain running With the 2014 season behind them the world’s top mountain runners will be setting their sights on 2015 and the World Mountain Running Championships, which are set to descend on Betws y Coed, Wales in just 300 days. The Championships were awarded to the UK after a
Ken Skates, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, praises this year’s successful Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon and looks forward to the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016. “I had the pleasure of taking part in the hugely successful Cardiff Half Marathon last weekend and wanted to put on record my thanks to
BY KATIE SANDS Two Cardiff University students and hockey enthusiasts ran the Cardiff Half Marathon as a special tribute to their friend who suffered a spinal injury which meant she could no longer play hockey with them. Amy Hayes and Olivia Abbott, both 20, are keen players on Cardiff University Ladies Hockey 1stXI team and
Re-live this year’s fantastic event with the BBC and Channel 4. On Friday 10th October, Sport Wales will have highlights of the race, whilst a one-hour highlights programme will also be screened on Channel 4 on Sunday 12th October at 7am (and repeated on Channel 4+1 at 8am). If you miss it, catch up on
It’s now a fact. The 2014 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon was the biggest Cardiff Half ever, with close to 16,000 runners competing on the day. Heading the field were world-class athletes, followed by thousands of club runners, first time runners and a host of colourful characters raising money for more than 800 worthy causes
Due to this year’s change of finish line on North Road, please allow extra time to travel into Cardiff as road closures will affect your entrance into the city from the north along North Road. There is potential for delays, so please allow more time than normal to make it in for the start of
Friends and family of a late running enthusiast who aimed to run 100 half marathons will help to complete his challenge at Sunday’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon. Graham Johnson died on 4th October 2013. He could boast a medal collection including 10 marathons and 89 half marathons. He was determined to run 100 half marathons
On the eve of the 12th edition of the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, running great Dave Bedford believes the Welsh capital will be the “perfect” host for the 2016 World Half Marathon Championships. Former London Marathon race director Bedford, now chairman of the IAAF Road Running Commission, will be in Cardiff on Sunday as
Date: December 12, 2014
Cardiff Half Marathon price freeze continues until end of January. Sign up to day and start training for the largest mass participation event in Wales. Taking place on the weekend of Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October 2015, next year’s event will also form the Great Britain trials for the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, which
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.