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2024 CDF 10K

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2024 CDF 10K
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About
The CDF 10K has been added to R4W’s portfolio of world-class mass participation events. The revival of this iconic and historic event has given thousands of runners the opportunity to take to the streets of the Welsh capital, as part of a race set to become one of Britain’s best distance events. The atmosphere is electric and the course journeys through the heart of the Welsh capital, taking in all of the highlights.
The race forms part of the R4W 10K Series – which includes races in Cardiff BayExternalLink, NewportExternalLink, PorthcawlExternalLink and Cardiff City Centre.
Mae 10K Caerdydd wedi cael ei hychwanegu at bortffolio Rhedeg Dros Gymru (R4W) o ddigwyddiadau nodedig y byd athletau gyda chyfranogiadau enfawr. Mae’r râs yn tywys y rhedwyr ar lwybr gwastad a chyflym sydd hefyd yn cynnwys prif atyniadau twristiaeth y ddinas, gan gynnwys Castell Caerdydd, y sgwar canolog a Stadiwm Principality.
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CDF 2K, 10K and Charity
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Calendar
Sun, 1 Sept 2024
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
King Edward VII Ave, Cardiff CF10, UK
Start times
Sunday, 1 Sept 2024
CDF 2K: 9:15 am10K: 10:00 amCharity: 10:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for 2024 CDF 10K
10K
Distance
10km
£28 - £30
Charity
Distance
10km
£1
CDF 2K
Distance
2km
£8
Route information
The CDF 10K takes runners on a sightseeing tour of the city, with highlights including Cardiff Castle, Central Square and the Principality Stadium.
The course journeys through the heart of central Cardiff, before crossing the River Taff and heading towards the leafy suburb of Pontcanna and the grade 2 listed parkland of Llandaff and Pontcanna Fields. Runners then pass Sophia Gardens, the home of Welsh cricket, before passing Cardiff Castle once again ahead of a grandstand finish in the Edwardian Civic Centre. The route is flat and fast, perfect for PB chasers and those new to the distance.
There is also a 2k Fun Run taking place on the day before the main 10k event. All juniors will receive a medal, accompanying adults will only receive a medal and chip timing if they choose the "Fun Run Adult" £8 ticket. If they do not wish to receive these, you can add an accompanying adult pass (£3) in the checkout process for the Child ticket.
What's included
  • Event pack including information booklet, running number and timing chip
  • Training advice and support
  • High-quality medal to commemorate your achievement
  • Optional technical finishers t-shirt or Climate Action Fund donationExternalLink
  • Access to the event facilities, including toilets
  • Water station available along the route
  • A text post event with your race time (if you have supplied us with your mobile number)
  • Use of a live tracking app
  • Predicted finish time pacers in every start wave
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How to get there
King Edward VII Ave, Cardiff CF10, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
Road Closures
There will be a number of road closures in place. Please use public transport where possible and check your race day pack for more information on road closures. You'll find travel adviceExternalLink on the event website.
Event day logistics
08:00 Baggage drop opens
09:15 2k Fun Run starts
10:00 10K Start
Cut-off 2 hours from last starter
*Timings are subject to change for 2024
Age Requirements
All runners must be aged 15 or older on the day of the event in order to take part in the 10K.
Race Packs
Your race pack including a race day guide, running number and timing chip will be posted to you and will arrive within 7 days of the event.
Overseas entrants must collect their packs on the morning of the race from the Event Village.
Baggage
A baggage facility will be available before the race, open from 08:00am. It will be located near the Event Village on Cardiff City Hall Lawns. Runners can deposit one bag, which must display a baggage label (which is a tear-off strip on the bottom of your race number). Valuables are left at your own risk.
Pacers
Pacers will be running with sail flags that correspond with the following times: 45, 60 and 75 minutes. Look out for them in your stating pen, they are a friendly bunch and there to enhance your experience and help you achieve your goal finish time!
Aid Stations
There will be a water station around the 5K mark, offering Brecon Carreg water.
Crowds
Spectator Info
On race day, the streets of Cardiff will be awash with thousands of runners – and they would love your support! If you want to support your loved ones or live locally – there are plenty of exciting opportunities to get involved.
FAQs
What entry category do I fall under?
The Affiliated price type is for those registered with an athletics club – membership numbers must be stated during registration. The General Entry category is for those who are not registered with an athletics club. You will need to provide an up-to-date membership number upon entry so please have this handy and ensure that your club membership is up-to-date.
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When will my race pack arrive?
It will arrive within 7 days of the event at the latest. If you are an Overseas Entrant, you will need to collect it from the Event Village on the morning of the race. If your race pack does not arrive in the post, email cardiffbay@run4wales.org on the Friday of race weekend and they will arrange a replacement pack for collection at the race.
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How old must I be to take part in the 10K?
All runners must be aged 15 or older on the day of the event.
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How will my start pen for the 10K be allocated?
You will be allocated a pen, depending on your predicted finishing time that you will submit when entering the race. Pen number ranges will vary depending on total competitor entries so therefore pen colours can vary between years, even when the same estimated time is given at point of entry. It is unfortunately not possible to change your allocated start pen, so please take care when completing your entry form to ensure you receive an appropriate allocation. The number of runners in each starting pen is carefully calculated to ensure a safe number of participants are in each, so it will not be possible to move forward into an earlier starting pen. You can however move back if you wish.
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