Club Championship Races 

Main Races (2019 update in progress)

 

For a link to the current Club Championships Table click here

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Lliswerry 8 mile road race – Sold Out

Date: 27th January 2019 (Sunday), 11:30am

Distance & Location: 8 miles, Lliswerry

Entry Fee: Sold Out (but keep an eye out for transfer possibilities)

Website: http://lliswerryrunners.com/lliswerry8

Description: The flattest race on the planet! A fast race along the country lanes of Lliswerry in Newport. The route is one miles out, a six mile loop, and one mile back. There are only four junctions and the whole course is manned by marshals.

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Ponty Reverse 10 – Sold Out

Date: 3rd February 2019 (Sunday), 10am

Distance & Location: 10 miles, start/finish Caerphilly

Entry Fee: Sold out (but keep an eye out for transfers possibilities)

Websitehttp://www.pontypriddroadentsac.org.uk/reverse-10/

Description: A rather challenging 10 mile race that covers both tarmac and trail paths. The race, named the ‘Reverse’ as the mile markers count down backwards, is undulating with a fairly tough hill at around five miles.

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Cardiff Trail Half Marathon 

Date: 24th March 2019 (Sunday), 8.45am

Distance & Location: 13.1 miles, Taff Trail out and back from Cardiff City centre

Entry Fee: Affiliated £10, Unaffiliated £12

Websitehttp://www.cardiffrunningevents.org/cardiff-taff-trail-half-marathon.php

Description: This was a pilot event in 2018 and goes ‘live’ in 2019. The course will use Pontcanna Fields and Bute Park before heading north along the Taff Trail to Tongwynlais, where you will turn and head for home. The course will run on tarmac paths except for one short stretch of compacted path.

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Cardiff Bay 10k road race

Date: 31st March 2019 (Sunday), time tbc

Distance & Location: 10 km, Cardiff Bay

Entry Fee: Affiliated £23, Unaffiliated £25 (early bird and multi entry discounts available)

Website: https://www.cardiffbayrun.co.uk/#event_info

Description: Set in the heart of Cardiff’s historic Bay, the Cardiff Bay Run is a flat, fast and friendly event for all ages and abilities. The popular spring-time race, which attracts some of the UK’s top athletes, boasts a stunning 10km course around Cardiff Bay. In 2019, the race will incorporate the Welsh 10 Kilometre Championships. The route takes in all of Cardiff Bay’s most iconic landmarks, starting and finishing in Roald Dahl Plass and passing the Wales Millennium Centre, Mermaid Quay, the Pierhead Building, Senedd, Porth Teigr and the Cardiff Bay Barrage.

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Whitchurch 5k road race

Date: 5th May 2019 (Sunday), 7pm

Distance & Location: 5 km, Whitchurch, Cardiff

Entry Fee: Affiliated £15, Unaffiliated £17 (early bird discounts available)

Websitehttps://www.cardiff5k.com/2019/

Description: This is the 4th annual running of the Cardiff 5K in Whitchurch Village, a leafy suburb of Cardiff, on the evening of Sunday 5th May 2019. The 2019 race will incorporate the Welsh 5km Road Running Championships, which will be timed and official results will be posted.

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SSAFA 5K

Date: 22nd May 2019 (Wednesday), 7.30pm (tbc)

Distance & Location: 5 km, Bute Park, Cardiff

Entry Fee: on the night (tbc)

Websitehttp://ssafa5kcardiff.org

Description: Fast, flat race series in Bute Park, with drinks in the Blackweir Tavern after!

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Rose Inn 4 mile road race

Date: 11th June 2019 (Tuesday), 7.30pm (tbc)

Distance & Location: 4 miles, Rose Inn, Redwick

Entry Fee: TBC

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/chepstowharriersrunningclub/open-races/rose-inn

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Swansea Half Marathon

Date: 23rd June 2019 (Sunday), 9am

Distance & Location: 13.1 miles, Swansea

Entry Fee: Affiliated £38, Unaffiliated £40 (ouch!)

Websitehttp://www.swanseahalfmarathon.co.uk

Description: The JCP Swansea Half Marathon offers runners the chance for a perfect PB on the flat, fast, scenic 13.1 route. Starting outside the iconic Brangwyn Hall before hitting the beautiful vista of Swansea Bay and enjoying some of the most breathtaking views of any half marathon.

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Porthcawl 10k road race

Date: 7th July 2019 (Sunday), 10am

Distance & Location: 10 km, Porthcawl

Entry Fee: Affiliated £20, Unaffiliated £22

Websitehttps://www.porthcawl10k.co.uk

Description: The Porthcawl 10K is an exciting addition to the town known for its surf, sports and coastal walks. A summertime hotspot for both locals and visitors – Porthcawl is renowned for shining under the sun. The all-new race will take place on closed-roads, taking in a number of landmarks and stunning seaside spots including Rest Bay, Trecco Bay, Coney Bay, the picturesque town centre, historic Grand Pavillion and the iconic Porthcawl Lighthouse.

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Cardiff 5k track race

Date: 21st July 2019

Distance & Location: 5 km on the track, Cardiff

Entry Fee: TBC

Website: TBA

Description: Why not put yourself into “the hurt locker” and try a bit of track action? Guaranteed to make your lungs burn…go on, you know you want to!

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Barry Island 10k road race

Date: 4th August 2019 (Sunday), start time tbc

Distance & Location: 10 km, Barry Island

Entry Fee: Affiliated £23, Unaffiliated £25

Websitehttps://barryisland10k.co.uk

Description: Sun, sea, and sand provide the backdrop to the Barry Island 10K – which brings a summertime festival of running to the popular seaside resort with a 10K race and family fun run. A firm favourite with runners – renowned for it’s varied and scenic route, unbeatable crowd support and feel-good atmosphere. The 10K race takes place on fully closed roads with a challenging yet rewarding route showcasing all of the town’s most scenic seaside spots and recognisable landmarks – including Whitmore Bay, the Knap, Romilly Park and Watch House Bay.

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 Bute Town Mile

Date: 27th August 2019 (Tuesday), time tbc

Distance & Location: 1 mile in a straight line along Bute Street, Cardiff

Entry Fee: TBC

Website: Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/butetownmile/about/?ref=page_internal

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Cardiff 10k road race

Date: 1st September 2019 (Sunday), 10am

Distance & Location: 10 km, Cardiff City centre

Entry Fee: Affiliated £24.50, Unaffiliated £26.50

Websitehttps://www.cardiff10k.cymru

Description: City centre race, fairly flat course!

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Cardiff Half Marathon

Date: 6th October 2019 (Sunday), 10am

Distance & Location: 13.1 miles, Cardiff Bay loop

Entry Fee: TBC

Websitehttp://www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.uk

Description: Run 4 Wales Chief Executive Matt Newman said: “The 2018 Cardiff Half Marathon sold out by April, but next year’s event is already ahead of the curve. We’re delighted to have already sold over 7,000 entries in under 24 hours. The race looks set to sell-out in record time this year so we urge all runners, from those chasing personal bests to the thousands raising vital funds for charity, to waste no time in signing up for what promises to be an unforgettable event.” Entries will once again be capped at 25,000. The flat, fast route, which takes in the capital’s most iconic landmarks with beautiful scenery and historic buildings, is set to remain unchanged for 2019.

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Richard Burton 10k road race

Date: 3rd November 2019 (Sunday)

Distance & Location: 10 km, Cwmafan

Entry Fee: TBC

Websitehttp://richardburton-r-r.btck.co.uk

Description: Proper old school Welsh road race…it goes up steeply, then comes down again!

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Trail Races (2019 races coming soon!)

 

For a link to the current Off Road Club Championships Table click here

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BUFF Wales Trail 10K – Sold out!

Date: January 14th 2018

Distance & Location: 10K, Bryn Bettws Lodge. (Address: Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot, South Wales SA12 9SP)

Entry Fee: Sold out

Website: https://chwalesevents.com/portfolio-item/buff-wales-trail-10k/

Description: We are excited to bring you a new event for 2017 the Buff Wales Trail 10k We hope this event will become wales best and biggest ever trail 10k race taking in the stunning tacks and trails of Afan forest.

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Gwent League cross country 5th fixture

Date: March 3rd 2018

Distance & Location: Blaise Castle, Bristol https://www.bristol.gov.uk/museums-parks-sports-culture/blaise-castle-estate

Entry Fee: Club pays for teams

Entries/Results link: N/A

Website: http://www.gwent-league.org.uk/

Description: The men’s and women’s cross country races are run separately. A fun day out, where the emphasis is on scoring points for the club and helping the teams bid for promotion rather than personal times. Club members encouraged to bring cakes and support each other during the races.

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Pentyrch Hill Race

Date: April 24th 2018, 7pm

Distance & Location: Approx. 7 miles, Pentyrch, Cardiff

Entry Fee: Entries on the day £8

Website: http://www.parishofpentyrch.org.uk/hill_race.php

Description: A tough category BM fell race with 488m of climbing up the Garth mountain. Not for the faint hearted!

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Wales trail half marathon

Date: May 19th 2018, 10.30am

Distance & Location: Half Marathon, Builth Wells

Entry Fee: £23

Website: http://www.rwtrailrunningfestival.co.uk/

Description: For the more accomplished trail runner, two laps respectively on an undulating course which meanders in the valley, fields, woodland tracks and stunning forestry surrounding the Royal Welsh Showground. Entry includes a technical finishers tee and unique wooden commemorative medal

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Monmouth Challenge

Date: July 1st 2018

Distance & Location: 12K Monmouth

Entry Fee: Affiliated £8, Unaffiliated £10 (£5 extra on the day)

Website: http://www.monmouthtriclub.co.uk/aquathlon

Description: Follow the Wye Valley Walk upstream alongside the Wye from Monmouth to The Biblins, cross the bridge and return down the left bank along the track of the old railway

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Ponty Loop

Date: July 15th 2018, time TBC

Distance & Location: 6 miles, Barry Sidings Country side park, Trehafod

Entry Fee: TBC

Websitehttp://www.pontypriddroadentsac.org.uk/our-races/

Description: The course is run on forest roads and trails, with good weather conditions normal running shoes should suffice. The course is approx 6 miles with the first 3 miles uphill whilst the rest of the course runs back downhill to the finish.

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Llantwit Major MT 10K

Date: August 25th 2018

Distance & Location: 10K, Llantwit Major

Entry Fee: TBC

Website: http://www.llantwitmajor10k.co.uk/

Description: The course is mainly off road, through ancient woodland, public footpaths and farm lanes, taking in the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and offering cliff top views across the Bristol Channel to Somerset and Devon and inland across the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan.

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Ron Skilton Half Marathon

Date: October 21st 2018

Distance & Location: Half Marathon, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys.

Entry Fee: £10

Websitehttps://www.green-events.co.uk/?shm_main

Description: The route for the Half Marathon is a figure of eight, mainly off-road and approximately 13 miles long. The competition is open to individual runners and two person relay teams. The scenery is magnificent and the course is challenging as the area is mountainous. Feedback from previous years is that it is great fun, well marked and marshalled and people are keen to come back and do it again. All finishers receive a medal and a t-shirt with trophies for the overall winner and first place in each category.

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Cottrell Park Christmas Cracker 10K

Date: December 16th 2018

Distance & Location: 10K, Cottrell Park, St Nicholas, Cardiff

Entry Fee: TBC

Website: http://www.sportzmad.co.uk/events/cottrell-park-christmas-cracker-10k

Description: The Cottrell Park Christmas Cracker offers runners the chance to race around the picturesque Cottrell Park Golf Resort. Scenic and mostly on grass and trail (underfoot the course is 60% grass, 30% trail and 10% tarmac). A very well organised race with great goody bag and raffle afterwards.

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