Cardiff Half Marathon

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

Update: Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Fatalities

After consulting with both families, Cardiff Half Marathon organisers, Run 4 Wales, are now able to name the two men who tragically died after taking part in the event. Both runners, 25-year-old Ben McDonald from the Vale of Glamorgan and 32-year-old Dean Fletcher from Exeter suffered cardiac arrests at the finish line after completing the

Statement: Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon

It is with deep regret the Cardiff Half Marathon organisers, Run 4 Wales, have to announce that two runners in this year’s event have died after suffering cardiac arrests at the finish line. Run 4 Wales Chief Executive Matt Newman said: “This is a terrible tragedy for the families. Our deepest sympathies go out to

Curtain raised on Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships

The curtain was raised on the inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships at the official welcome event, hosted by Cardiff University. International athletes from 18 nations were in attendance, including last year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Champion John Lotiang, who will be out to go even faster than his course record time of 60:43 in Kenyan

Cardiff University Festival of Running Preview

The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon weekend is finally upon us. Before Commonwealth athletes from all four corners of the globe grace the streets of Cardiff on the Sunday, it’s the popular Cardiff University Festival of Running on Saturday. Over 1000 runners have already registered to secure their spots in a jam-packed day of family entertainment,

Pantosaurus ready to stomp footprint on Cardiff Half

A giant yellow dinosaur will be pulling on the NSPCC vest for a challenge of prehistoric proportions at Sunday’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. Tackling 13.1 miles alongside 25,000 runners at Wales’ largest event is a massive achievement, but Stephen Nutt will be taking things to another level in aid of the event’s Lead Charity Partner

Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships Preview

The inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships will bring a stellar lineup of the world’s best endurance athletes to Cardiff this weekend. International runners from 18 nations will battle it out on the streets of the Welsh capital at the first Commonwealth event over 13.1 miles. The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon will prove a familiar stage

Rugby stars reveal HOKA ONE ONE as new Cardiff Half Sportswear Partner

Cardiff Blues’ try scoring machines Willis Halaholo and Rey Lee-Lo have unveiled this year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon finishers’ t-shirt, provided by new sportswear partner HOKA ONE ONE. Elite runners from all corners of the world will descend on the Welsh capital to battle it out at the inaugural Commonwealth Half Championships, which has inspired