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
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon aims to give more runners than ever the opportunity to raise millions for good causes. Run 4 Wales is now able to reveal the Official Associated Charity Partners for the popular event which will take place on Sunday 7th October 2018. The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon has grown to become
Run 4 Wales is delighted to announce an exciting new chapter with the UK’s leading children’s charity, the NSPCC. The NSPCC have been confirmed as Lead Charity Partner to the both the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon and ABP Newport Wales Marathon in an innovative new partnership with event organisers Run 4 Wales. Hundreds of runners
Dewi Griffiths followed up his lifetime best at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon by running the fastest marathon by a Briton since Mo Farah’s debut in London in 2014 (2:08.21) as he finished fifth in his first trip over the 26.2 mile distance in Frankfurt. His time of 2:09:48 was the second fastest of all-time by
The first ABP Newport Wales Marathon will bring a brand new running experience to Wales on 29 April, 2018. The much anticipated race will take place in the spring of next year to satisfy the demand for an annual 26.2 mile mass-participation event in Wales. The late April date falls in the ideal window for
It has taken fewer than 24 hours for 5,000 runners to secure their place at the 2018 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. The race for places is underway following on from the success of the largest mass-participation running event in the history of Wales. More than 20,000 runners came together to take part in a record
What a race, what a day, but who was the biggest hero? You couldn’t pick the best performance of the day in the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon because there were so many candidates. Any one of the 19,641 starters could have put their hand up for the prize, but you had to take your hat
Date: January 16, 2018
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
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.