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
The Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon is ready to take centre stage in the Welsh capital on Sunday (5th October) with a record 21,124 runners having signed up for this year’s race. Wales’ biggest mass participation event is warming-up to host the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in 2016 and the runners taking part in
Thousands of runners will be taking part in the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 5th October. Due to a number of road closures, several diversions will be made to Cardiff Bus routes. Diversions will be in place from early morning until approximately midday with curtailments and diversions to all routes. – Gareth Stevens, business development
Brooks celebrate their 100th Birthday this year and to celebrate, are giving away 100 pairs of PureProject shoes at The Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon. Alongside this, there are also 5 entries and replacement shoes for 2015 up for grabs! Brooks will be located at the finish line in bright blue hoodies, randomly selecting runners
Did you know that over 80,000 bottles of Brecon Carreg water will be distributed at the 2014 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon? With just over a week to go until race day (Sunday 5th October) runners up and down the country are putting in last minute training sessions in readiness for Wales’ largest mass participation event. A fundamental
With the 2014 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon less than two weeks away, members of the media are invited to apply for accreditation to cover this year’s record-breaking event. Media wishing to cover this year’s event are requested to email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Thursday 2nd October. Media accreditation will be required to access the media
Date: October 15, 2014
Registration for 2015’s Cardiff Half Marathon has already opened, with hundreds already signed up. Sign up before January and take advantage of this year’s price freeze! Taking place on the weekend of Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October 2015, next year’s event will also act as the Great Britain trials for the IAAF World Half Marathon
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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.