Conquer Cardiff 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon - Summer

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Get your fix of summer running in the Fix Event's Conquer Cardiff 5k, 10k, or Half Marathon. This lapped course through Bute Park features stunning scenery, flat pathways, and the opportunity to meet great new people. The variety of distances will make this a great day out for all abilities.
Participants
10k, Half Marathon, and 5k
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Calendar
Sun, 3 Jul 2022
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4.6
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Where and when
North Rd, Cardiff CF10 3DX, UK
Sun, 3 Jul 2022
5k:
9:30am |
10k:
9:30am |
Half Marathon:
9:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Conquer Cardiff 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon - Summer
5k
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5km
Route
1 Loop
£18.00
10k
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10km
Route
2 Loops
£18.00
Half Marathon
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21.1km
Route
4 Loops
£20.00
Route information
Bute Park in Cardiff, the stunning 130 acres of landscaped gardens that once formed the grounds of Cardiff Castle, is the venue for this awesome summer running event. With a 5k, 10k, or Half Marathon to choose from, runners of all ages and abilities are welcome to join for a beautiful jaunt around the park.
The course will be run on the park's pathways, which are flat and fast, giving runners the perfect opportunity to snatch up that summer PB, while being treating with the sights and sounds of the Park's summer in full swing.
It will be a lapped course, with the 5k running 1 lap, 10k running 2, and the Half being just over 4 laps.
Along with a final time, runners will also receive split times for each lap so all run-nerds out there can monitor their technical progression.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Marshalled course
  • Water stations
  • Aid stations
  • Bag drop
  • Snacks and drinks provided
  • Toilets
  • Trophies for winners
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Finishers Medal
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Train
How to get there
North Rd, Cardiff CF10 3DX, UK
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Parking
There is no parking within Bute Park, but there will be parking around the surrounding areas which will likely be pay & display. Please be aware of these charges before arriving.
By Car
From M4, exit junction 32 and follow the A470 to Cardiff city centre. Please use the city centre car parks or on-street meter parking. There are NCP car parks on Westgate Street and Dumfries Place. Have your Westgate Street ticket validated at the Castle for 20% off. For Sat Nav: Cardiff Castle postcode is CF10 3RB
By Train
Cardiff Central Station is located just 10 minutes' walk away. For details of public transport, see Traveline website or call 0871 200 22 33.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:20 Registration closes
09:30 All races start
Race Packs
Race pack collection will be at registration on the day of the event. You will be able to view your race number on the website before the event, which will be needed to register and collect your pack on the day.
Bag Drop
Bag storage is located next to the registration tents. Please travel as lightly as possible as space is limited.
Toilets
Toilets are situated at Cooper's Field in Bute Park.
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The Fix Events
Fix Events have over a decades worth of experience within the endurance events space, and organise over 70 events per year, varying from running to triathlons to charity events. Their events are well-known for their friendly atmosphere, which makes them great for participants of all abilities and they’re also hosted throughout all of the UK’s major cities - making them easily accessible to everyone. On top of their staple events calendar, the Fix have partnered with charities such as the Movember Foundation, where they delivered over 20 MoRuns throughout the month to thousands of runners.
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FAQ's
Are there any age restrictions for the Conquer Cardiff Summer 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon?
Children of all ages are typically allowed to participate, however, they are the responsibility of the parent/guardian throughout the entire event. If the parent/guardian is satisfied the child/children can confidently run 5k or 10k unaccompanied they may do so, with a parent/guardian remaining onsite at all times.
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Can I run the Conquer Cardiff Summer 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon with a buggy?
Yes, the course is suitable for a buggy.
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Can I run the Conquer Cardiff Summer 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon event with my dog?
Yes, but please ensure your dog is on a short lead/harness and that you are careful on the course and respect other runners and park users.
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Can I wear headphones in the Conquer Cardiff Summer 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon?
Yes, headphones are allowed but please remain aware of your surroundings at all times.
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Reviews
4.6
4 reviews
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4.3
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
First race in Cardiff since lockdown. Felt quite small and intimate so not too overwhelming for beginners. Great place to run, safe, away from main roads, lots of greenery. Not entirely sure of the layout, I came up .10 short of a half marathon distance but I guess you have to trust the course markers. It is a bit repetitive, four laps of the same route, but that gives people the chance to cash out early if they find a HM too much. Would do again.
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
This was the first half marathon I have run since 1983 so I was please just to finish - the two outstanding aspects were the beautiful park and the volunteers or stewards who marshalled the run and gave great encouragement to the runners.
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4.7
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
The event was great and a perfect start back to racing after lockdown! Only minor gripe was that the half marathon course did fall a bit short of the distance so I had to make it up afterwards. Other than that it was a great event and will definitely be back!
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4.3
Did the 15k in 2021
A friendly, organised event in a lovely area. The only negative was the pedestrians, cyclists, scooters, dogs on the course. I'm not sure how this could be better managed. And the sharp turns were hard but very well marshalled. Thank you and I would definitely compete in another race.
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