The next edition of the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 3 October 2021 (rescheduled from Sunday 4 October 2020).
General entries sold out at record pace, just 3 months after going on sale. You can however still secure a space in the race via many of our Official Charities who have guaranteed entries available.
A limited number of SuperHalfs Series & 2021 Welsh Distance Double tickets (granting access into the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon and ABP Newport Wales Marathon on 18 April) also remain available.
Early Bird Entry (available to the first 5,000 to sign up)
General Entry (for runners not affiliated to an athletics club)
Affiliated Entry (for runners affiliated to England, Scotland & NI Athletics)
Welsh Athletics Entry (for runners affiliated to Welsh Athletics)
International Entrant (runners living overseas)
2021 Welsh Distance Double (entry into Cardiff Half & ABP Newport Wales Marathon on 18 April – saving £15 – only 500 tickets available)
Early Bird NSPCCFundraiser (when pledging to fundraise £300)
Enter in 2021 with confidence. Learn more about our COVID promisehere.
*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 Cardiff University 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.
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.
The opportunity to earn high-quality commemorative finishers items, including a medal and t-shirt (to be collected upon completing the race).
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.
The registration deadline is Friday 3 September 2021. 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.