#WhyWeRun up and running with Run Wales 100
Welsh television personality Lowri Morgan and Women’s Health editor Claire Sanderson have teamed up to kickstart the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon’s #WhyWeRun campaign. A determined group of 100 new female runners were brought together at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff to take on their first official training run last weekend. The novice runners have been given
Jungle themed fun for Cardiff University Festival of Running
The heart of the Welsh capital will be transformed into a jungle kingdom for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Festival of Running. Young cubs will get the opportunity to take their first steps at Wales’ largest mass-participation event on Saturday 5 October. Young runners and their families are being encouraged to dig out their best
Cardiff Audi steering massive running events
Cardiff Audi will be the front-runner at two of Wales’ largest running events after agreeing to become official vehicle partner to the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon and ABP Barry Island 10K. The Cardiff Gate Audi Centre will provide the lead vehicles to the upcoming events at two iconic South Wales locations. A brand new Audi
Team Scrambled Legs cooking up a storm at Cardiff Half
A sea of green will race through the streets of the Welsh capital at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon to raise vital funds for NSPCC Cymru/Wales. Among the groups of runners supporting the event’s Lead Charity Partner will be Team Scrambled Legs, led by Fundraising Assistant Lisa Copner. The 14 runners of varying abilities have
British Heart Foundation Cymru announces partnership with Cardiff Half Marathon 2019
BHF Cymru will join the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half as an Associate Charity Partner and those running for BHF will fund research to help beat heartbreak forever. British Heart Foundation (BHF) Cymru is delighted be an official Associate Charity Partner for The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon for the first time in 2019. The partnership will raise vital funds for the BHF’s life
Brains and Cardiff Half announce new partnership
Completing the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is thirsty work, but Brains Brewery are coming to the rescue. The world famous Cardiff brewery will once again be throwing their support behind Wales’ largest mass-participation event when 25,000 runners hit the streets on Sunday 6th October. Every runner who completes the flat and fast 13.1 mile course
THE RUN WALES 100
Run Wales, Welsh Athletics’ social running programme and Run 4 Wales, organisers of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon have teamed to help celebrate the rise of women’s running at this year’s race as part of the #WhyWeRun campaign. The campaign was launched to celebrate the fact that for the first time in the events 16-year
#WhyWeRun campaign launched for Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is asking female participants to make their voice heard to celebrate the rise of women’s running at this year’s race. Female runners are expected to make up the majority of participants for the first time in the events 16 year history. The #WhyWeRun campaign will shine a light on inspiring
It’s time to fly at Cardiff Half with HOKA ONE ONE
It will be time to fly for two lucky Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon runners thanks to an exclusive giveaway from the event’s official partner, HOKA ONE ONE. The innovative running shoe brand has joined forces with Wales’ largest mass-participation event for another two years, and to celebrate, HOKA are offering an exclusive race day experience
Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon sells out as marathon fever takes hold
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon has sold out in record time for the third year running, with the final few remaining general entries snapped up on Sunday 28th April as thousands watched in awe as record numbers completed the London Marathon and many look forward to the second edition of the ABP Newport Wales Marathon
Date: August 17, 2019
Cheers To That! Brains Brewery Celebrating 50 Days To Go With Free Giveaway
Training for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon can be thirsty work, but Brains Brewery are coming to the rescue. Cardiff-based brewery and Event Supporters Brains Brewery will be offering one lucky runner the chance to win 50 free bottles of beer to mark the 50-day countdown until 25,000 participants race through the streets of the
CARDIFF UNIVERSITY / CARDIFF HALF MARATHON BOASTS ONE OF THE MOST STUNNING 13.1 MILE COURSES AROUND.
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 9:50am and the rest of the field will start at 10:00am. 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.