Club Championship Races 

Main Races for 2020


**LATEST NEWS (May 2020) Due to the restrictions caused by the Covid-19 virus, we are in the process of re-constructing the Race List, as many of these events have been cancelled in 2020. We will amalgamate the Main & Trail Champs, and add in some Virtual Race Time Trials**



2020 Club Championships Table  click here


Lliswerry 8 mile road race – **Race full 11/12/19, look out for transfer options**

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.

More info
ponty group2

Ponty Reverse 10 – filling up quickly!

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.

More Info
flag girls

Cardiff Bay 10k road race **RACE POSTPONED (Covid-19 Guidelines)**

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.

More info
c5k group

Whitchurch 5k road race  **RACE POSTPONED TO MAY 2021**

Date: 9th May 2020 (Saturday), 7pm **NEW DATE: 2nd May 2021

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.


SSAFA 5K **MAY RACE CANCELLED (Covid-19 Guidelines)**

Date: 20th May 2020 (Wednesday), 7.30pm (tbc)

Distance & Location: 5 km, Bute Park, Cardiff

Entry Fee: TBA


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

More info
ian rose inn

Rose Inn 4 mile road race **JUNE RACE CANCELLED (Covid-19 Guidelines)**

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).

More Info

Swansea Half Marathon **RACE POSTPONED (Covid-19 Guidelines)**

Date: 14th June 2019 (Sunday), 9am **NEW DATE 1st November 2020

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.


Porthcawl 10k road race **RACE POSTPONED UNTIL 2021**

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.

debbie and tania

Barry Island 10k road race **RACE POSTPONED UNTIL 2021**

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.


Summer Sizzler 5k **Likely to be replaced with a Virtual Race (see CRE website)**

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….

More Info
nellins eyeballs out

 Bute Town Mile **2020 RACE CANCELLED**

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


More info

Cardiff 10k road race **2020 RACE CANCELLED**

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

Distance & Location: 10 km, Cardiff City centre

Entry Fee: Affiliated £24.50, Unaffiliated £26.50 TBC


Description: City centre race, flat course!


Cardiff Half Marathon  **RACE POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 2021**

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.


Gwent Cross Country League, Race 1 **RACE CANCELLED**

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.

More Info
burton group

Richard Burton 10k road race **Race now being offered as Virtual**

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!

More Info

2020 Trail Races 


**The Trail Race Championships will be incorporated into the Main competition in 2020, due the restrictions caused by the Covid-19 virus**


For a link to the 2018 Off Road Club Championships Table click here

2019 table is this year combined with the Main Championship tables above

lads group

Gwent League XC Race 4

Date: 8th February 2020 (Saturday)

Distance & Location: 6 & 10 km, Chepstow Race Course

Entry Fee: Club pays entry



More Info

Pentyrch Hill Race **RACE CANCELLED THIS YEAR (Covid-19 Guidelines)**

Date: 28th April 2020 (Tuesday), 7pm **TBC**

Distance & Location: 7 miles, Pentyrch Rugby Club

Entry Fee: £8 for all athletes (TBC)

Website (2019)

Description: Proper old school Welsh mountain race!

More info

Wales Trail 10k **RACE UNLIKELY TO HAPPEN (Covid-19 Guidelines)**

Date: 16th May 2020 (Saturday)  **TBC**

Distance & Location: 10 km, Builth Wells

Entry Fee: TBC

Website (2019)


More info (2018 website)
19-06-15 RR group finish

Rabbit Run **RACE POSTPONED (Covid-19 Guidelines)**

Date: 20th June 2020 (Saturday) 5pm **NEW DATE 22nd August 2020

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.

ponty group

Ponty Loop 10k **No info on race website**

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.

More info

Llantwit Major 10k **2020 RACE CANCELLED**

Date: 29th August 2020 (Saturday)

Distance & Location: 10 km, Llantwit Major

Entry Fee: TBC

Website: TBA

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.

Facebook Page
bm trail

Black Mountains Trail Race **2020 RACE CANCELLED**

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.

More info

SOSPAN 10 Mile MT Race **Awaiting confirmation**

Date: 15th November 2020 (Sunday) 11am  **TBC**

Distance & Location: 10 miles

Entry Fee:

Website (2019):

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.

Facebook Page

Cottrell Park Christmas Cracker 10K **Awaiting confirmation**

Date: 13th December 2020 (Sunday), 9am  **TBC**

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

Entry Fee: TBC

Website: TBA

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.

More info