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Caerphilly 10k

2500 participants · Sun 16th May 2021 · Caerphilly
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About this event

This 10k race takes place on closed tarmac roads around Caerphilly Castle and Caerphilly town centre.

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Route description
Route description

The Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k course is based around a single lap course so lead runners are not likely to lap slower participants. The start and finish line are located off Crescent Road, behind Caerphilly Castle, marked by a gantry. Roads will be opened as part of a rolling road closure after the back runners have passed key points on the route.

Logistics and schedule

Event Timetable

8.00am Baggage and changing facilities open
9.10am 2k entrants assemble
9.15am 2k start time
9.30am Warm-up activities
9.45am 10k starting assembly line open
10.00am 10k start time

In order to facilitate the event a number of road closures will be in place around the route, so please allow plenty of time to arrive at the start line in anticipation of the road closures and in order to take advantage of the baggage check-in at the start line location.

Information regarding waves to follow.

Each runner will be issued with a timing chip as part of their information pack. The use of timing chips means that all participants will receive an accurate record of their runtime – regardless of which time they cross the Start Gantry.

How to get there

Crescent Rd, Caerphilly CF83 1WH, UK

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There are car parks within the town centre in close proximity to the starting line, including the Caerphilly Park and RideCrescent Road, St Martin’s School, Twyn Car Park (Restricted exit until Route is opened to the public following the run) and Aber Railway Station.

If using any of the town centre car parks you are advised to reach them prior to 09:00 to allow time for the implementation of the road closures that will be in place for the event.

Coach Parking

The town’s main coach park is located off Crescent Road, which is a 2-minute walk from the start of the race.


Exit Junction 32 of M4, take the A470 then A468 and follow the signs for Caerphilly.

Public Transport

Caerphilly Town will host the Caerphilly 10k run on Sunday 19 June 2016. As a result, there will be some disruption to buses from the start of service until 1200 as follows:

Firstly, Caerphilly Interchange and bus stops at Southgate Square, Castle Entrance and Ton-y-Felin Chapel will not be in use until after 1200.

Before 1200 all buses on routes 26, 50, B5, C16, A, B & C will use the bus stop at Castle Court Bandstand instead of the Interchange and resume their routes at Piccadilly Square or Bedwas Road.

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