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The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4

Event summary

The CheckPoint challenge is a fun and interesting orienteering style running event. There are 4 starting locations and you can run anywhere between 5k and a Half Marathon. This fun event has something for everyone so run and scan your way around Cardiff to earn your CheckPoint Challenge medal.

Your organiser

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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How to enter

Tickets available until Mon Jun 28 2021

What's included:

  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip timing
  • Live leaderboard
  • Marshall support
CheckPoint Challenge
8:00am Sun 4th Jul 2021

Run 5km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How far do I have to run during The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4?
You can choose how far to run and how many CheckPoints you want to reach. Distances will be approximately 5k, 10k, 15k or 20k.… read more
FAQ
Will there be results for The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4?
Yes there will be a live leaderboard, which will be updated when competitors scan the QR code at each CheckPoint.… read more
FAQ
How do I complete each CheckPoint at The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4?
There will be an event marshal clearly located at each CheckPoint where you are required to scan the QR code.… read more
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Route description
Route description

For this unique challenge you have the choice of where you start, how far you choose to run and how you make your way to other locations. There are 4 starting options for your challenge:

  • Bute Park
  • Cardiff Bay
  • Hailey Park
  • Roath Park

This unique course structure has 4 checkpoints around Cardiff and participants have a maximum of 3 and a half hours to run. Participants can choose to start and finish their event at any checkpoint and can run to one, two or all of the checkpoints.

Distances completed will range between 5k and a Half Marathon, depending on how many checkpoints you reach, and that is completely up to you!

The course is a mix of path, road, and trail running. With both flat and undulating sections this challenge is as hard as you make it.

Live results will be available during the race as each runner will scan a QR code on their phone at each checkpoint. Times and distances will then be uploaded so you can check out how you're doing on the live leaderboard.

Logistics and schedule

08:00-10:00 Challenge Start Window

11:30 Event Finishes

Registration

Entry confirmation will be sent out via email, or within your user profile. This will include all relevant event information and exact locations for the Checkpoints.

You will need access to this on challenge day so please use your phone to check in. Each runner will receive a CheckPoint armband to identify you, so please wear this during the event.

CheckPoint Check In

There will be a marshal at every CheckPoint. The team will have the CheckPoint Challenge signs with QR codes and will be wearing either a marshal jacket or CheckPoint Challenge armband. Exact locations will be sent out prior to the event.

How to get there

There are 4 different start points available for this race:

  • Bute Park
  • Cardiff Bay
  • Hailey Park
  • Roath Park

By Car

Cardiff can be accessed from the M4 from Junctions 29, 30, 31 and 32.

Parking

Parking should be available close to each Checkpoint, please note these may be Pay and Display.

By Train

There are a number of stations in Cardiff:

  • Cardiff Bay
  • Cardiff Central
  • Ninian Park
  • Cardiff Queen Street
  • Cathays

This should allow contestants travelling by train to start and finish at any of the Checkpoints.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How far do I have to run during The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4?
You can choose how far to run and how many CheckPoints you want to reach. Distances will be approximately 5k, 10k, 15k or 20k.
FAQ
Will there be results for The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4?
Yes there will be a live leaderboard, which will be updated when competitors scan the QR code at each CheckPoint.
FAQ
How do I complete each CheckPoint at The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4?
There will be an event marshal clearly located at each CheckPoint where you are required to scan the QR code.
FAQ
Is there a set route for The Cardiff CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 4?
There is a guideline route but you can choose any route you wish to get between CheckPoints.
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CheckPoint Challenge
8:00am Sun 4th Jul 2021

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