Distances in this event
- Run 13.1mi
Cardiff Half Marathon route
The route takes runners past the capital’s most iconic landmarks with beautiful scenery and historic buildings. The predominately flat and fast course makes it ideal for beginners and elites.
The race starts outside Cardiff Castle and runners then head down past Cardiff City Stadium on the way to Penarth. They take in the glorious Penarth Marina before crossing the barrage and heading to Cardiff Bay. Runners run right through the heart of the bay taking in the Norwegian Church and Wales Millennium Centre.
The course then heads towards the north of the city and runners will complete a loop of the beautiful Roath Park Lake before the grandstand finish in the heart of the city at the Civic Centre.
Half MarathonStart Time: 9:50am
- Finisher’s medal
- Closed roads
- 25000 participants
From the organizer
Run4Wales are ranked #78 in the UK out of 506 organizers
Join our Cardiff Half Marathon team and 18,000 others in a race through the Welsh capital. The Cardiff Half Marathon has grown into one of the largest road races in the UK, taking you through the beautiful scenery and historic buildings of the city centre.
The route will take you past some of the Welsh capital's most iconic landmarks, with stunning scenery and beautiful buildings. Along the way you will pass the glorious Penarth Marina before crossing the barrage and heading to Cardiff Bay, where you will run right through the heart of the bay taking in the Norwegian Church and the Wales Millenium Centre.
The flat roads along this course make this the perfect race for experienced and novice runners alike.
Frequently Asked Questions
Cardiff Half Marathon weather forecast
Drizzle throughout the day.
Cardiff Half Marathon reviews (3)
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