Train And Prepare

Training & Nutrition Plans

Whether you are a complete novice or a seasoned pro, we could all do with a little help from time-to-time to up our game. High 5 Sports Nutrition are Official Event Supporters of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, and have provided guides to help you do just that!

Click here to see High 5’s Half Marathon Training Plans for beginner, intermediate and advanced runners. They’ve been put together by experienced run coaches. Follow the 12-16 week training schedules to achieve your goal.

Cardiff Half High 5 Nutrition Guide


High5 Half Marathon Nutrition Guide


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Social Running Support

RunWales_FullColour_GreenYellow main - signatureRun Wales is a new social running programme developed to ‘inspire, encourage and support’ every adult in Wales to run. Running is free and everyone can do it! Every effort counts and no jog is too small – Run Wales are here to celebrate individuals and groups who walk, jog and run their way to a more active lifestyle.So regardless of age, fitness level, aspiration, background, or location everyone can be a part of Run Wales! If you’re interested in giving running a go, they are here to support you every step of the way and welcome you to be part of the running community in Wales.

Click here to visit the Run Wales website to find out more, or download their Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced half marathon advice after reading their guidance on choosing a programme that suits you