Cardiff Half Marathon

Make the most of race weekend with our exciting Event Village!

Location: City Hall Lawns
Time: Sat 10am-2pm | Sun 8am-2pm

Our Event Village on City Hall Lawns is the perfect place to meet your fellow runners, say good luck to your loved ones, leave your baggage safely stowed in our baggage tents and make your way to the start line before the race. It’s also the perfect place to to relax at the end of the race and reunite with friends and supporters.

Relax, recuperate and celebrate your success with a well deserved massage courtesy of Cardiff University.

Once you’ve had your soothing massage and you’re feeling a little livelier, you can also enjoy the best of our live music stage and entertainment programme.

Official race merchandise will be on sale throughout the day, alongside footwear and accessories from HOKA One One , and for any queries about the race, our Event Information Desk is here to help.

Tuck into some tasty street food or kick back with a well deserved celebratory drink – with a wide choice of vendors to choose from.  

Get involved with a number of interactive come and try sports or visit one of our sponsors and charities who will be showcasing their products, services and causes.

Interested in exhibiting?

With two action-packed days of running, sport, health and well-being activities taking place, our Event Village will be a hub of activity in the centre of Cardiff, open during our family-friendly Festival of Running on Saturday 26 and the half marathon race on Sunday 27 March 2022.

Are you an organisation that provides entertainment, event-experience or food & drink and would like to get involved, you can apply for a stand space via this application form. For further information on the event, click here to view our Event Village Brochure or contact Tom Birkhead on [email protected] or via 02921 660790.

If you are a commercial brand interested in showcasing your products, services or interacting with the diverse Cardiff Half community please get in touch about commercial opportunities via [email protected].

Catering Opportunities

Over the weekend there will be over 20,000 runners and 40,000 spectators passing through our Event Village, where are looking to provide a varied mix of quality food and drink stalls which provide local, healthy and vegetarian eating options for all.

Below, there are catering opportunities across the whole calendar of Run 4 Wales events in 2022. Please click on the links below to apply.


For further information, please contact Gareth Ludkin at [email protected] or via 02921 660790.

What We Had in 2019

Our Sponsors will be at the heart of the action. Come along and check out stalls from:

  • Cardiff University – sports activities on Saturday, meeting place on Sunday for Team Cardiff
  • Brecon Carreg – Info on the Save The Mermaids campaign
  • Healthspan – Chance to sample their products!
  • Aldi – Giving out healthy food to fuel your day
  • Hoka One One – Get your hands on the latest running trainers
  • Radisson Blu
  • Size of Wales – Get an education on what they do to save the rainforests.
  • Capital FM – Free sweets and capital medals!
  • Cardiff Audi

There’s plenty to look forward to in terms of food and catering in the Event Village. Quench your thirst or fuel your recovery with:

Over 25 charities, including NSPCC, Alzheimer’s Society, Mind, British Heart Foundation and Shelter Cymru will be in attendance, too – giving runners and spectators a chance to get involved in everything from family sports to photobooths to glitter face painting!

You’ll also find:

  • Big Bobble Hats
  • Boulders Climbing Wall
  • Massage provided by Cardiff University
  • Scimitar Sports – selling official Cardiff Half merchandise
  • Plantasia – a chance to see your favourite animals up and close at the jungle-themed Cardiff University Festival of Running!
  • Run Wales – the meeting place for our Run Wales 100 Club runners