Cardiff Trail Half Marathon

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Cardiff Trail Half Marathon
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Join Tough Runner in this challenging trail half marathon set in Cardiff. This year, the capacity has been limited to 800 entrants to maximise your race experience. Persevere to the end for the unique finish line feeling and to earn your very own finisher's medal.
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Sun, 12 Nov 2023
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Wales, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Fforest Fawr Sculpture Trail CF15, UK
Start times
Sunday, 12 Nov 2023
Half Marathon:
10:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Cardiff Trail Half Marathon
Half Marathon
1 Loop
£25 - £39.99
Route information
This route will take your on a journey through through Frorest Fawr, showcasing some of Cardiff's best known landmarks.
Come to see the intriguing wood-carved sculptures of crocodiles, goblins, bears, a sleeping hippo and more, all hidden throughout the forest.
Under the well-organised supervision of Tough Runner, and with all the added extras they provide, this won't just be a run, but will be a day out you'll always remember.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water and feed stations
  • Well marked route
  • Marshalled course
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Free official event photography
  • Music
  • Toilets
How to get there
Fforest Fawr Sculpture Trail CF15, UK
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By Car
Fforest Fawr is near Tongwynlais off the A470. The OS grid reference is ST 143 838.
From the A470, follow the signs to Castell Coch. Continue past the castle entrance for 1.5 kilometres passed the Fforest Fawr car park and up to Mountain View Ranch car park.
Parking will be provided by Mountain View Ranch at a cost of £5 per car. Parking is limited so please car share if possible.
By Train
Taffs Well train station is a 25 minute walk away from Fforest Fawr.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:30 Registration closes
09:40 Race Briefing
10:00 Half Marathon race starts
11:10 First runners expected
12:30 Awards Ceremony
Please arrive with plenty of time to park, register and warm up.
Age Restrictions
You must be at least 17 years old to enter in this event.
Water Stations
There will be three water stations on this course.
Bag Drop
Unfortunately, there will not be a bag drop at this event. It is asked to leave your belongings in your car.
On-Site Facilities
Toilets will be available at the cafe style venue, Mountain View Ranch.
I have never run a Half Marathon before, is the Cardiff Trail Half Marathon an appropriate event for me?
Yes, this event is open for all abilities.
How will I find out my result for the Cardiff Trail Half Marathon?
Results will be uploaded to the Tough Runner website after the event.
Will there be a bag drop facility at Cardiff Trail Half Marathon?
Unfortunately, there will not be a bag drop area at the Cardiff Trail Half Marathon. Please leave your belongings in your car and keep your valuables out of sight.
How much will parking cost at the Cardiff Trail Half Marathon?
It will cost £5 per car.
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