Cardiff University is looking for runners to use their half marathon place to raise funds for Cardiff University research and help to save, change and enrich lives in Wales and beyond. Runners are able to run for the following Cardiff University causes; 100% of the funds raised will go to your preferred Cardiff University cause.
Month: August 2016
Thousands of runners are set to do battle with this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon – but only one will be wearing a full suit of armour! Tudor Jones, nicknamed ‘Sir Runalot’ will be attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest half marathon wearing a suit of armour at Wales’ biggest
Most people put their feet up when they become a pensioner but one brave fundraiser is aiming to run Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon – barefooted! Steve Hammond started running without anything on his feet 12 years ago after forgetting his trainers one day and in 2005 become the first person to finish the London Marathon
Feeling inspired by the success of Team GB at the Rio Olympic Games? Fancy having your own medal to hang around your neck? Then why not take on your own sporting challenge in 2016 by running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon! You don’t have to be Mo Farah to finish the iconic 13.1-mile course Cardiff
Shane Williams has become the 17,000th runner to sign-up for the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, as Olympic fever boosts numbers to record levels. Former Wales rugby star Williams will take on Wales’ largest mass participation event on Sunday 2 October and looks set to be joined by more than 20,000 runners. Williams has today revealed
Team GB star Mo Farah will be one of 33 athletes who featured at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff going for gold at the Olympic Games. Farah will be aiming to complete an unprecedented ‘double-double’ with gold in both the 5,000m and 10,000m for the second consecutive Games. He courageously fought
A new running group has been formed in Grangetown as a legacy of Cardiff University’s title sponsorship of the World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff. The Run Grangetown running group has been set up with the support of the University’s Community Gateway engagement project and includes first-time runners who took part in the World Half.
It’s only two months until the Cardiff Half Marathon, but don’t fret if your training has been a bit lax. Brecon Carreg Mineral Water has put together a team of runners of all ages and abilities, here, they share their help and advice to get you race ready on the big day. DON’T FOCUS ON
If you’re running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 2 October, then why not get all your loved ones involved in the event by signing-up for Wales’ biggest Family Fun Run! Taking place in Cardiff’s Civic Centre on Saturday 1 October as part of the Cardiff University Festival of Running, the Family Fun Run