Run 4 Wales, the team behind the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon deliver a number of events.
CARDIFF BAY RUN
10k & 2k Family Fun Run – April 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.
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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.
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140km or 110km Closed Road Cycling Sportive – Sunday 8th July 2018
Delivered by Run 4 Wales in conjunction with event owners IRONMAN, the Velothon Wales combines a closed road sportive alongside a UCI sanctioned professional race. The route takes in some of Wales’ most breathtaking scenery, and two iconic and challenging climbs.
The route starts and finishes in the heart of Cardiff, but also takes in Newport, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire and Torfaen.
10k & 2k Family Fun Run – Sunday 3rd September 2017
Organised in conjunction with Kidney Wales. The flat, fast course is perfect for new runners looking for a challenge or more seasoned athletes looking for a personal best.
Taking place 4 weeks before the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, it’s a perfect stepping stone in training for a longer distance.
Runners are encouraged to fundraise for Kidney Wales, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2017.
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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.
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WORLD MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS, WALES 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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GREAT BRITISH MARATHON SERIES – WALES
Run 4 Wales are teaming up with The Great Run Company to bring a full marathon to Wales in 2018. Acting as the Welsh leg of the Great British Marathon Series.
You can sign up for updates, and be the first to know when more details are announced and entries go on sale.
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