Date: 26th January 2020 (Sunday), 11:30am
Distance & Location: 8 miles, Lliswerry
Entry Fee: TBA
Description: The flattest race on the planet! A fast race along the country lanes of Lliswerry in Newport. The route is one mile out, a six mile loop, and one mile back. There are only four junctions and the whole course is manned by marshals.
Date: 2nd February 2020 (Sunday), 10am
Distance & Location: 10 miles, start/finish Caerphilly
Entry Fee: TBA
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.
Date: 29th March 2020 (Sunday), 11am**NEW DATE: 15th November 2020
Distance & Location: 10 km, Cardiff Bay
Entry Fee: TBC Affiliated £23, Unaffiliated £25 (early bird and multi entry discounts available)
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.
Date: 9th May 2020 (Saturday), 7pm **NEW DATE: 30th August 2020
Distance & Location: 5 km, Whitchurch, Cardiff
Entry Fee: TBC Affiliated £15, Unaffiliated £17 (early bird discounts available)
Description: This is the 5th annual running of the Cardiff 5K in Whitchurch Village, a leafy suburb of Cardiff, on the evening of Saturday 9th May 2020. The 2020 race will incorporate the Welsh 5km Road Running Championships, which will be timed and official results will be posted.
Date: TBC 9th June 2020 (Tuesday), 7.30pm
Distance & Location: 4 miles, Rose Inn, Redwick
Entry Fee: Affiliated £6, unaffiliated £8 TBC
Description: Based at the Redwick Village Hall, near the Rose Inn pub, Redwick, this is a fast, flat 4 mile road race series, which takes place on Tuesday summer evenings (May, June, July and August).
Date: 14th June 2019 (Sunday), 9am
Distance & Location: 13.1 miles, Swansea
Entry Fee: Affiliated £39, Unaffiliated £41 (ouch!)
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.
Date: 5th July 2020 (Sunday), 10am
Distance & Location: 10 km, Porthcawl
Entry Fee: Affiliated £20, Unaffiliated £22 TBC
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.
Date: 2nd August 2020 (Sunday), start time tbc
Distance & Location: 10 km, Barry Island
Entry Fee: Affiliated £23, Unaffiliated £25 TBC
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.
Date: 5th August (Wednesday), 7:30pm
Distance & Location: 5 km, race HQ is the Llandaff Rugby Club, Cardiff
Entry Fee: £6, £8 unaffiliated
Description: New race for our Champs in 2020! BBQ available afterwards….
Date: 23rd August 2020 (Sunday), time 10am 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
Date: 4th October 2020 (Sunday), 10am
Distance & Location: 13.1 miles, Cardiff Bay loop
Entry Fee: TBC
Description: The 2020 race will take place on Sunday 4th October. Entries are now open. All 5,000 early bird entries sold out in less than four hours! The race is now on to secure a space for 2020, which is expected to sell out at record pace. Now a part of the SuperHalfs, the event is seeing record interest from international participants from all over the world, looking to complete the new series of races in Lisbon, Prague, Copenhagen, Cardiff and Valencia.
We encourage runners keen to run in 2020 to act fast and enter as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Date: 10th October 2020 (Saturday), Noon onwards
Distance & Location: Llandaff Fields, Cardiff
Entry Fee: Zero (paid for by the Club!)
Description: 1st cross country race of the season, and very easy to get to! 6km course for Women, 9.5km for the Men.
Date: 8th November 2020 (Sunday) **TBC**
Distance & Location: 10 km, Cwmafan
Entry Fee: TBC
Description: Proper old school Welsh road race…it goes up steeply, then comes down again!
Date: 28th April 2020 (Tuesday), 7pm **TBC**
Distance & Location: 7 miles, Pentyrch Rugby Club
Entry Fee: £8 for all athletes (TBC)
Website (2019): http://www.parishofpentyrch.org.uk/hill_race.php
Description: Proper old school Welsh mountain race!
Date: 20th June 2020 (Saturday) 5pm
Distance & Location: 7.2 miles, Merthyr Mawr
Entry Fee: Affiliated £17, Unaffiliated £19
Description: Starting and finishing in the private Merthyr Mawr estate this 7.2 mile race has a spectacular route involving the Big Dipper sand dune, Ogmore Castle and a river crossing.
Date: 12th July 2020 (Sunday), from 10am
Distance & Location: 10 km
Entry Fee: TBA (Entries open 1st April 2020)
Description: The course is approximately 6 miles with the first 3 miles uphill until the water station at halfway, then it’s downhill to the finish, which includes one steep downhill rocky descent.
Date: 29th August 2020 (Saturday)
Distance & Location: 10 km, Llantwit Major
Entry Fee: TBC
Description: Starting near the centre of the historic town of Llantwit Major the route includes a very fast downhill start which takes competitors off tarmac within 1500 meters when they leave the road and enter the nature reserve. The course remains off road for the majority of the distance, through ancient woodland, public footpaths and farm lanes, taking in the Glamorgan Heritage Coast from Castle Ditches to Summerhouse Point with stunning cliff top views across the Bristol Channel to Somerset, Devon, and inland across the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan.
Date: 25th October 2020 (Sunday) 11am
Distance & Location: 9 miles
Entry Fee: £18 (Entries open 1st March 2020)
Description: A 9 mile ‘out and back’ trail race located in the beautiful heart of the Black Mountains starting and finishing in the pretty borders town of Crickhowell.
Date: 15th November 2020 (Sunday) 11am **TBC**
Distance & Location: 10 miles
Website (2019): https://www.facebook.com/events/2377448029210391/
Description: It’s 10 MILES, very much multi-terrain, including a long stretch along the beach. It’s been on the Champ’s schedule on previous years – lots of Members have done it and enjoyed it.
Date: 13th December 2020 (Sunday), 9am **TBC**
Distance & Location: 10 km, Cottrell Park, St Nicholas, Cardiff
Entry Fee: TBC
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.