Other Run 4 Wales Events

Run 4 Wales, the team behind the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon deliver a number of events.

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CARDIFF BAY RUN

10k & 2k Family Fun Run – March 2018

Set in the heart of Cardiff’s historic Bay, the Cardiff Bay Run is a fast, flat and friendly event for all ages and abilities. Previously known as the Cardiff Bay 5 Mile, the race returned in 2017 with a little makeover and stunning new 10km course with a sell-out 6500 runners.

The route takes in all of Cardiff Bay’s most iconic landmarks, starting and finish in Roald Dahl Plass, passing the Wales Millennium Centre, Mermaid Quay, the Pierhead Building, Senedd, Porth Teigr and the Cardiff Bay Barrage.

Pre Register: Click Here

Website: www.cardiffbayrun.co.uk

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ABP NEWPORT WALES MARATHON

Marathon – 29th April 2018

The ABP Newport Wales Marathon will finally satisfy the demand for a premier marathon distance event in Wales, made possible by the support of Associated British Ports, Newport City Council and the Welsh Government.

The route will be one of the UK’s flattest and fastest marathon courses – taking in a host of iconic landmarks, picturesque medieval villages and Newport’s recently regenerated city-centre.

Sign Up: Click Here

Website: www.newportwalesmarathon.co.uk

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ABP NEWPORT WALES 10K

10K- Sunday 29th April 2018

The ABP Newport Wales 10K gives runners of all abilities the opportunity to get involved with one of Wales’ biggest weekends of running – without taking on the full 26.2 mile distance.

The flat and fast route takes in the east of the City and some of Newport’s most iconic landmarks – including the recently regenerated city-centre.

Sign Up: Click Here

Website: www.newportwalesmarathon.co.uk

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ROYAL WELSH TRAIL RUNNING FESTIVAL

10k, Half Marathon & Family Fun Run – Saturday 19th May 2018

The Royal Welsh Trail Running Festival is a half marathon, 10k and 3k family trail running event incorporated into the Royal Welsh Spring Festival – with it’s action packed programme of entertainment, food and drink, tradestands and much more.

Located in the heart of mid-Wales, the tough but scenic half marathon & 10km courses cover trails and tracks in the valley, woodlands and farm land overlooking the iconic Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells.

Sign Up: Click Here

Website: www.rwtrailrunningfestival.co.uk

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VELOTHON WALES

Closed Road Cycling Sportive – Sunday 8th July 2018

VELOTHON Wales offers cycling enthusiasts the unique opportunity to race through the stunning scenery of South Wales on traffic-free closed roads. With a number of routes on offer, there’s something for every level of fitness or ambition – for seasoned sportive readers, charity fundraisers or new cyclists looking to experience closed-road cycling for the first time.

The event starts and finishes in the heart of Cardiff, but also takes in Newport, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire and Torfaen.

Register Now: Click Here

Website: www.velothon.com/wales

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IAAF/CARDIFF UNIVERSITY WORLD HALF MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS, CARDIFF 2016

Saturday 26th March 2016

Held once every two years in a different host city, Cardiff won the bid to stage the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in 2016. The event saw the world’s best runners, including Brtain’s Mo Farah descend on Cardiff to fight for the title of World Half Marathon Champion.

The biggest athletics event to ever be held in Wales, it was unique in the sense that the IAAF Elite race was followed by a mass race of over 15,000 runners of all ages and abilities – literally running in the footsteps of champions.

Race Report: Click Here

Website: www.cardiff2016.co.uk

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WORLD MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS, WALES 2015

September 2015

The WMRC Wales was a week-long festival of running linking all the world’s best mountain runners in a single competition. It was hosted in Snowdonia with runners based in Llandudno and races hosted in Betws Y Coed.

As well as the World Championships and World Masters Championships, the event incorporated a number of Open Races, talks and events open to the public.

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Website: www.wmra.info