Cardiff Half Marathon

Elite Races

The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon hosts a trio of competitive elite races across women’s, men’s and wheelchair fields.

It has been awarded a Silver Road Race Label by the IAAF, the world governing body of athletics, joining the ranks of the London Marathon as the only other event in the UK to hold a label of any colour.

The event hosts the Welsh Half Marathon Championships annually and has played host to the British (2014/15), World (2016) and Commonwealth (2018) Half Marathon Championships.

For more information about elite race entry, prize money and entry criteria please click below or get in touch with Alex Donald, Elite Athlete Manager.

 

Course Records & Results

Course Records

MALE

0:59:30

Leonard Langat, Kenya,

FEMALE

1:05:52

Edith Chelimo, Kenya, 2017

2019

Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Winner Men:
Leonard Langat Kenya (00:59:30)
Winner Woman:
Lucy Cheruiyot Kenya (68:20)
Winner Wheelchair:
Danny Sidbury Great Britain (51:34) Mel Nicholls Great Britain (01:03:11)

2018

Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships Winner Men:
Jack Rayner Australia (1:01:01)
Winner Woman:
Juliet Chekwel Uganda (1:09:45)
Winner Wheelchair:
Tiaan Bosch UK (00:55:22)

2017

Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Winner Men:
John Lotiang Kenya (1:00:42)
Winner Woman:
Edith Chelimo Kenya (1:05:52)
Winner Wheelchair:
Mel Nicholls Great Britain (59:42)

2016

Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon Winner Men:
Shadrack Korir Kenya (1:00:51)
Winner Woman:
Viola Jepchumba Kenya (1:08:10)
Winner Wheelchair:
Richie Powell Great Britain (1:02.46)

2016

IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Winner Men:
Geoffrey Kamworor Kenya (59:10)
Winner Woman:
Peres Jechirchir Kenya (1:07:31)

2015

Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon Winner Men:
Ben Siwa Uganda (1:02:06)
Winner Woman:
Lenah Jerotich Kenya (1:11:29)
Winner Wheelchair:
Richie Powell Great Britain (1:03.57)

2014

Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon Winner Men:
Boniface Kongin Kenya (1:02:02)
Winner Woman:
Joan Chelimo Kenya (01:12:26)

2013

Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon Winner Men:
Loitarakwai Lengurisi Kenya (1:01:51)
Winner Woman:
Purity Kimetto Kenya (1:14:21)

2012

Lloyds TSB Cardiff Half Marathon Winner Men:
Andrew Lesuudu Kenya (01:02:21)
Winner Woman:
Susan Partridge Great Britain (01:11:10)