Cardiff Half Marathon

The Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon returns on Sunday 2 October 2022

The October 2022 race is selling out faster than ever before! All early bird entries were snapped up in a matter of hours and many charity runners and those who deferred during the COVID-19 pandemic have already secured their space. Those keen to take part are encouraged to register now to avoid disappointment!

The event is a part of the SuperHalfs which includes races in Prague, Lisbon, Copenhagen and Valencia. Finishing the race will earn you a stamp in your SuperPassport and count towards completing the series.

You can check your entry details or if you are already registered by logging into the MyEvents portal.


Registration Fees

Early Bird Entry (available to the first 5,000 to sign up)Sold Out
General Entry (for runners not affiliated to an athletics club)£44
Affiliated Entry (for runners affiliated to England, Scotland & NI Athletics) £42
Welsh Athletics Entry (for runners affiliated to Welsh Athletics) £34
International Entry (runners living overseas) £49
Welsh Distance Double (+ entry into 2022 Newport Marathon on 23 October -saving £17)£76
Early Bird NSPCC Fundraiser (when pledging to fundraise £300)Sold Out
NSPCC Fundraiser (when pledging to fundraise £300) £10
Cardiff Half Junior (family races taking place 1 October)See More

*A non-refundable admin fee will be charged on top of race entry by ACTIVE, who manage our online registration system. You will need to provide a UK Athletics registration number to verify affiliate discounts.

Run for Charity

Charity is at the heart of the Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon – where many will be raising money for fantastic good causes. Knowing your run has helped others gives a huge boost to the satisfaction you’ll feel on finishing the race – and keep you motivated during your training.

We encourage runners to fundraise for our Lead Charity Partner the NSPCC, or one of our Associate Charity Partners – but it’s up to you! #TeamNSPCC runners will receive a personalised training plan, training day with expert coaches, a Facebook community to share training tips and experiences with and post-race reception! You can register to run for the NSPCC for just £10 when pledging to raise £300.

Alzheimers Society, British Heart Foundation, Mind, Prostate Cancer UK and Shelter Cymru are our Associate Charity Partners and offer a reduced entry free amongst a number of benefits in return for a race space.

A full list of our official charities can be seen by selecting ‘View All Charities’ below. Our registration deadline is Friday 2 September 2022 .

SuperHalfs Entry

If you are interested in taking on the SuperHalfs Series, don’t forget to create a passport and insert your passport number when registering for the race!

Series & Charity entries are also available via for runners interested in entering multiple events in Lisbon, Prgaue, Copenhagen, Valencia and Cardiff.

If you have purchased a SuperHalfs pass and have been given a code/token to redeem an entry in the Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon you can do so below until the registration deadline.

What’s included in your registration fee

  • A posted race pack including a race weekend brochure, spectator guide, running number and timing chip.
  • A high standard of event organisation, with a fully marshaled, closed road route.
  • High-quality finishers medal to commemorate your achievement
  • Optional technical finishers t-shirt or Climate Action Fund donation
  • Access to helpful training advice and support via the event website and e-newsletters.
  • Access to the event facilities, including toilets.
  • Course entertainment and live music across the route.
  • Water and nutritional products available at energy stations along the route.
  • Use of the Run 4 Wales app to live track your performance.
  • A finish time SMS at the end of the race (if you have submitted your mobile number).
  • Access to Event Village with retailers, street food and live entertainment.
  • Predicted finish time pacers in every start wave.

Change your details and transfer your entry

If you would like to make changes to your registration (address, predicted time, t-shirt size etc) or if you are no longer able to run and you would like to transfer it to somebody else, you have until the advertised transfer deadline to make changes.

Full details can be found by clicking below or checking your confirmation email.

Terms of Participation

  1. Participants must be 17 years of age or older on the day of the event
  2. When registering all participants must sign our terms and conditions.
  3. Participants must complete the 13.1 mile course within the cut off time of 4 hours 30 minutes.
  4. Names and/or video footage or photographs taken during their participation may be used to publicise the Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon or other Run 4 Wales events.
  5. Participant race numbers may not be passed on or sold to any other person. We offer a transfer service to all runners until the publicised transfer deadline.
  6. Registrations will close on the date publicised on the event website.
  7. Participants must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  8. Participants must be fit to run and free from injury.
  9. Under no exceptions can a participant collect their race pack after the designated time slots.

Registration Deadline

The registration deadline is Friday 2 September 2022. Those who have obtained a space via a charity, corporate package or sponsor must register ahead of the registration deadline or they will be unable to participate in the event.