Uganda’s Ben Siwa stripped 12 seconds off his personal best to win the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon – which had a record 16,000 finishers. He went away from the rest of the field after an opening mile of 4:42 and clocked 62:07, 16 seconds off the race record set in 2013 by Kenya’s Lotarakwai
People often devote plenty of time thinking about training before a big race or event, but fail to make adequate plans for recovery, other than heading to the nearest food and drink outlet. We had a chat with the lovely people from healthy foodies, Feastful and fitness fanatics, Iach to get their insights into
Come and meet Welsh/British distance running legend Steve Jones at the Lloyds Banks Cardiff Half Marathon runners’ forum in City Hall at 5pm this Saturday. Steve will be joined by an expert panel of elite athletes taking part in this year’s race for a Q&A about the best way to nail your perfect half marathon.
Run 4 Wales volunteers will certainly not be going hungry as they support this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, courtesy of a welcome donation from Wales’ favourite pie maker. Bedwas-based Peter’s Food Service has donated hundreds of products to feed the 400 plus army of volunteers who will be making sure the event runs
The heat is on for two brave Cardiff firefighters, who have taken on an incredible challenge to help beat cancer in Wales. Tony Grimley and Mark Bean are in the final stages of training for this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon – which they plan to run in their full regulation protective kit and
For Sarah Lane this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon is going to be a very special celebration. Even though the 40-year-old twin managed to complete the 13.1 mile course last year, she is expecting an even bigger and warmer reception at the finish than 12 months ago. There were family and friends at both
Britain’s best distance runners will battle two former Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon winners at this year’s race on Sunday 4th October. With British titles and places in the GB & NI team for next March’s IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships up for grabs for British athletes, this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon
Television and radio presenter Gethin Jones has today been unveiled as the official race starter for this year’s Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon. Jones will fire the starting pistol at 9am on Sunday 4 October when Wales’ largest mass participation event returns to the capital. More than 20,000 runners have already signed up for this
With only a few weeks to go until the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon, you should now be thinking about your last pre race long run and taper. We recently held a training evening at Cardiff Metropolitan University with endurance expert James Thie, where a number of CHM runners were talked through the last few
She may be suffering with arthritis, have a dodgy ticker, had operations on her two big toes and had her right knee totally reconstructed a year ago, but nothing is going to stop Shelia Symonds from taking part in the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon once again this year. The sprightly 82-year-old likes nothing better
Date: October 6, 2015
Record numbers completed the biggest and best ever Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon on another superb day in the Welsh capital. Almost 16,000 runners crossed the line on Sunday, confirming the Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon as Wales’ biggest mass participation event and the second biggest half marathon in the UK. Live television coverage on
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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.