Date: 27th January 2019 (Sunday), 11:30am
Distance & Location: 8 miles, Lliswerry
Entry Fee: Sold Out (but keep an eye out for transfer possibilities)
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.
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)
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: 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
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.
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)
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: 5th May 2019 (Sunday), 7pm
Distance & Location: 5 km, Whitchurch, Cardiff
Entry Fee: Affiliated £15, Unaffiliated £17 (early bird discounts available)
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.
Date: 11th June 2019 (Tuesday), 7.30pm (tbc)
Distance & Location: 4 miles, Rose Inn, Redwick
Entry Fee: TBC
Date: 23rd June 2019 (Sunday), 9am
Distance & Location: 13.1 miles, Swansea
Entry Fee: Affiliated £38, Unaffiliated £40 (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: 7th July 2019 (Sunday), 10am
Distance & Location: 10 km, Porthcawl
Entry Fee: Affiliated £20, Unaffiliated £22
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: 21st July 2019
Distance & Location: 5 km on the track, Cardiff
Entry Fee: TBC
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!
Date: 4th August 2019 (Sunday), start time tbc
Distance & Location: 10 km, Barry Island
Entry Fee: Affiliated £23, Unaffiliated £25
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: 27th August 2019 (Tuesday), time tbc
Distance & Location: 1 mile in a straight line along Bute Street, Cardiff
Entry Fee: TBC
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Date: 6th October 2019 (Sunday), 10am
Distance & Location: 13.1 miles, Cardiff Bay loop
Entry Fee: TBC
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.
Date: January 14th 2018
Distance & Location: 10K, Bryn Bettws Lodge. (Address: Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot, South Wales SA12 9SP)
Entry Fee: Sold out
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.
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
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.
Date: April 24th 2018, 7pm
Distance & Location: Approx. 7 miles, Pentyrch, Cardiff
Entry Fee: Entries on the day £8
Description: A tough category BM fell race with 488m of climbing up the Garth mountain. Not for the faint hearted!
Date: May 19th 2018, 10.30am
Distance & Location: Half Marathon, Builth Wells
Entry Fee: £23
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
Date: July 1st 2018
Distance & Location: 12K Monmouth
Entry Fee: Affiliated £8, Unaffiliated £10 (£5 extra on the day)
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
Date: July 15th 2018, time TBC
Distance & Location: 6 miles, Barry Sidings Country side park, Trehafod
Entry Fee: TBC
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.
Date: August 25th 2018
Distance & Location: 10K, Llantwit Major
Entry Fee: TBC
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.
Date: October 21st 2018
Distance & Location: Half Marathon, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys.
Entry Fee: £10
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.
Date: December 16th 2018
Distance & Location: 10K, 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.