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
RUN 4 WALES OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE NOW AVAILABLE!
We are delighted to reveal an exclusive new range of Official Run 4 Wales merchandise, from Scimitar Sports. A fantastic range of training and leisure wear is now available to purchase online via the Run 4 Wales Shop – and will be available to purchase at events throughout 2019. Commemorate your achievement or train in
Protect forests the Size of Wales at 2019 Cardiff Half
Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon runners can join together to help save tropical forests the Size of Wales when they sign-up for the nation’s largest mass-participation event. As part of the Cardiff Half’s Green Action Plan pledge to make the race as sustainable as possible, entrants can now donate to Size of Wales, a charity helping
Race day… in 28 photos!
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is closing in on yet another sell out with 80% of entries now sold. We know a lot of you will be taking on the iconic race through Wales’ capital city for the first time this October, so we’ve decided to make it just a little bit easier to visualise
Runners hit the streets to fight homelessness
Runners can join the fight against homelessness in the Welsh capital by raising vital funds for Shelter Cymru at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. The independent Welsh charity will use the nation’s largest mass participation event to increase awareness of the growing crisis on the streets of Cardiff on Sunday 6th October. Evidence suggests there
Why Fitness Fanatics Love The Christmas Break
We don’t normally associate the festive period with fitness, long runs and gym visits – but we’re more frequently hearing that you guys love getting out on the roads and the trails around Christmas time! So why isn’t the festive break *actually* a break? The answer is simple. The lead up to Christmas can be
Cardiff Half fundraisers smash £3million barrier!
Charity fundraisers smashed the £3million barrier at the 2018 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. Wales’ largest mass-participation event welcomed almost 20,000 runners and 60,000 spectators to the capital city on Sunday 7 October. More runners took on the flat, fast and iconic course in aid of good causes than ever before. A record 33 percent of
Step Up to 26.2 Miles at the ABP Newport Wales Marathon!
The ABP Newport Wales Marathon will return for 2019 on Sunday 5 May, after nearly 10,000 runners made the inaugural outing a resounding success earlier this year. Runners who have just completed the 2018 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon are in an ideal position to step up and put their half-marathon fitness to good use by
7,500 Cardiff Half places gone in 24 hours
Almost 7,500 runners raced to secure their place at the 2019 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon within 24 hours of entries going on sale. More than 20,000 participants celebrated the 15th anniversary of Wales’ largest mass participation event less than two weeks ago after the race sold-out within six months, but places for next year’s edition
Date: June 14, 2019
#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
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.