Cardiff Half Marathon

Training Plans

12 Week Training Plans

Our training programmes are ideal guides to help you in your training. There are three different 12 week half marathon training plans available – so something for every ability.

Our Training Plan Guide explains everything and includes useful information on the key elements of a training programme and a handy guide on how to make the most of your training.


Run Wales

Run Wales is a new social running programme developed to ‘inspire, encourage and support’ every adult in Wales to run. Running is free and everyone can do it! Every effort counts and no jog is too small – Run Wales are here to celebrate individuals and groups who walk, jog and run their way to a more active lifestyle.

So regardless of age, fitness level, aspiration, background, or location everyone can be a part of Run Wales! If you’re interested in giving running a go, they are here to support you every step of the way and welcome you to be part of the running community in Wales.


What To Eat?

Nutrition is a vital aspect of your training. Get the best from your preparations with nutrition plans and recipes that can help you reach your goals.



Fit To Run?

Running is free, you can do it anywhere, and it burns more calories than any other mainstream exercise.

Regular running can reduce your risk of long-term illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also boost your mood and keep your weight under control.

Check out this advice to avoid injury or illness and make sure you don’t push yourself beyond your limits. If you have any concerns, consult your doctor before you decide to run.