Running Events in Cardiff, Wales

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AUG24
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The 401 Festival of Running – Portishead
Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Come and join us for 1 or 2 days of fun by the seaside!

The 401 Festival of Running is coming back for the 3rd year to the sunny town of Portishead on the North Somerset coast near Bristol. With amazing views over the Bristol Channel, out to Wales and of the Severn Bridge Crossings, watch as the ships pass within metres of the Events Village, such an amazing backdrop to what is fast becoming an event you dont want to miss.

With adult races including 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and our famous Festival Challenge (26.2 miles across the weekend!), plus 4 childrens races there is so much to choose from for the entire family to enjoy.

Enjoy good quality food and drink along with a FREE evening film in our events village just as the sun sets over the forest, this year it's The Goonies, a true classic!

Enjoy bespoke quality made bling (totally worth it!), along with the chance to buy a piece of our event merchandise all with a #bemoreeco twist.

Our events are designed to cater for everyone, no matter if you are a beginner or someone that likes to go flat out. Our events are made even more special because of our incredible volunteers who really add to the supportive and friendly atmosphere of the event across the weekend. Whether you are first or last over the finish line, youll be greeted by a smile and maybe even a hug. We want you to go away from this event with your confidence boosted and feeling great about yourself, because after all, thats what running is all about.

We cant wait to see you in August, its going to be epic!

£3.99 - £59.99
The 401 Festival of Running – Portishead
SEP1
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Bridgwater Half Marathon
Bridgwater, South West, United Kingdom

The Bridgwater Half Marathon, in aid of Cancer Research, features a Half Marathon, 10k and 5k route. Expect over 200 runners showing their support for Cancer Research UK by pounding the pavement for this event.

The 5k Fun Run is popular with families and fundraisers alike. The run is organised by Bridgwater and District Friends of Cancer Research UK and Bridgwater's own Ramblers Carnival Club.

£8 - £20.50
Bridgwater Half Marathon
FEB2
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The Cardiff 5k & 10k Winter Warmer Run
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this event with us. So come on, let's do this! Secure your place today!

Our Winter Warmer Runs are proud to support Shelter Cymru. Our goal is to help raise awareness and funds for them.

£16 - £19
The Cardiff 5k & 10k Winter Warmer Run
JAN4
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Blade Runner Ultra Marathon Series – Winter
Brecon, Wales, United Kingdom

The Blake Runner Ultra Marathon is a 50km race like no other. See what SAS Selection really takes as you run, climb, slide and scramble your way around the inner most depth of the Brecon Beacon Mountains. The fully marked route is not for the faint hearted. But those who succeed will be rewarded with such prestige as they cross the finish line at the infamous old red phone box, the very place former SAS men have stood tall themselves.

£65
Blade Runner Ultra Marathon Series – Winter
FEB1
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The Bristol 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run
Long Ashton, South West, United Kingdom

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this event with us. So come on, let's do this! Secure your place today!

Our Winter Warmer Runs are proud to support the Charity Shelter and our goal is to help raise awareness and funds for them.

£16
The Bristol 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run
MAR29
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Weston Super Half
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom

The Weston Super Half will set off from Marine Parade at the entrance to The Grand Pier. It will take in the glorious sites of Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding picturesque Somerset villages and countryside in this single lap, closed road, fast and flat (ish) half marathon event. And the piece de resistance, a totally unique opportunity to finish quarter of a mile out to sea on Weston's Grand Pier.

£32 - £34
Weston Super Half
AUG4
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Barry Island 10K
Barry, Wales, United Kingdom

Sun, sea, and sand provide the backdrop to the Barry Island 10K which brings a summertime festival of running to the popular seaside resort with a 10K race and family fun run. A firm favourite with runners renowned for its varied and scenic route, unbeatable crowd support and feel-good atmosphere.

The 10K race takes place on fully closed roads with a challenging yet rewarding route showcasing all of the towns most scenic seaside spots and recognisable landmarks including Whitmore Bay, the Knap, Romilly Park and Watch House Bay.

A host of childrens activities including a Family Fun Run and Toddler Dash take place along the promenade giving budding athletes and families a chance to get in on the action.

The event is delivered by Run 4 Wales, the team behind the Cardiff Half Marathon, Newport Wales Marathon & the Run 4 Wales 10K Series.

£5 - £25
Barry Island 10K
SEP1
Cardiff 10K
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

One of the top road races in the UK will introduce a brand-new course for 2019, which will take its runners through Cardiff's City Centre. The race capacity has been increased to 10,000, which will make this year's race the biggest one yet! Enter today to be part of Wales' famous race through the Capital.

£5 - £25.50
Cardiff 10K
SEP14
Night of Endurance
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

This is a track based meeting that will be aimed at both the local and national endurance running communities, there will be 2 distances on offer over a number of races, these will be 10K and 1 mile. The events will be graded on previous/expected times. While the events are taking place we will be encouraging the supporters to get up close and build a good atmosphere. We plan to provide on-going entertainment for the duration of the event, including Live Music.

£13
Night of Endurance
OCT6
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Cardiff Half Marathon
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

With 20,000+ participants, put this race in your diary as a must-do event. The mostly flat course is packed with supporters throughout and you'll run past Cardiff Castle, Penarth Marina and Cardiff Bay. Come for the festival vibes, finisher's medal and technical t-shirt.

£32 - £42
Cardiff Half Marathon
JUL27
Tough Runner Trail Marathon
Pontrhydyfen, Wales, United Kingdom

Introducing the Tough Runner Trail Half Marathon, part of the first ever Tough Runner Trail Festival. Set to be one of the most exciting challenges in the UK this race will take you on a journey both mentally and physically through the beautiful surroundings of Afan Forest. Over the last few months, The team at Tough Runner UK have been working closely with Natural Resources Wales to develop a courses that are safe, fair and challenging.

£30
Tough Runner Trail Marathon
JUL27
Tough Runner Trail Marathon
Pontrhydyfen, Wales, United Kingdom

Introducing the Tough Runner Trail Marathon, part of the first ever Tough Runner Trail Festival. Set to be an outstanding 26.2 mile course, this race will take you on a journey both mentally and physically through the beautiful surroundings of the epic Afan Forest Country Park. Over the last few months, The team at Tough Runner UK have been working closely with Natural Resources Wales to develop a courses that are safe, fun, challenging & extremely awesome!

£37
Tough Runner Trail Marathon
AUG11
Port Talbot Half Marathon
Glyncorrwg, Wales, United Kingdom

Without doubt this is one of Wales' most scenic races and without doubt it is one of the cheapest half marathon offering all the participants the same if not more than some of the big city races.

£19 - £21
Port Talbot Half Marathon
AUG25
The 401 Festival of Running – Sunday
Portishead, South West, United Kingdom

Starting on 1st September 2015, Ben Smith famously set off on a journey of a lifetime to complete 401 marathons in 401 consecutive days. His feat made headline news and as well as encouraging almost 10,000 runners to share in his journey, Ben raised over 330,000 for two anti bullying charities and raised the much needed awareness of bullying in the UK.

Ben's adventure may be over, but his journey is not complete and the work continues to carry on the legacy of The 401 Challenge. The setup of The 401 Foundation which offers grants to grassroots projects that focus their efforts on building confidence and self esteem along with tackling mental health and self development issues for all ages is that legacy.

So, why not join us for the return of this fantastic event and get involved with The 401 Foundation through their second Festival of Running? The Festival will in the spirit of The 401 Challenge, appeal to runners and non runners, of all ages, sizes and abilities. With a choice of races for the youngsters as well as 5k, 10k and half marathon distances available. Why not test yourself and take on The 401 Foundation Challenge and complete a series of four distance events including the 401 6.1km to complete the marathon distance. You will also receive a special challenge medal! All routes take place in and around the beautiful location of Portishead near Bristol, Ben's home town.

The Saturday event will kick off with the 401 5k, followed by The 401 500m, The 401 One Mile Dash and The 401 Half Marathon. Followed by The 401 After Party, with food and music! Come dressed in your favourite bright clothes and light accessories to help illuminate the course! The brighter the better, be creative!

Sunday will see The 401 10k, as well as a chance for the Young Runners to do the double and complete the 500m and One Mile Dashes. And for those who have entered the festival will finish the weekend with the new 401 6.1km to complete the iconic marathon distance!

Bespoke medals on offer to all finishers plus prizes and trophies available for leading runners in all races, plus top three overall male and female for those who enter The 401 Foundation Challenge!

£13 - £60
The 401 Festival of Running – Sunday
JUL18
Purdown Pursuit
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

A regular favourite in the TACH race diary. Running through the Bristols lovely Stoke Park on the Eastern flank of Purdown.

£10
Purdown Pursuit
JUL26
Kennet & Avon Canal Race
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

Held under UK:Athletics rules and with the kind permission of The Canal & River Trust, this non-stop race is from Temple Meads Railway Station, Bristol, along the way-marked Kennet & Avon Canal towpath, Thames Path National Trail and Grand Union Canal towpath to Paddington Railway Station, London. Competitors who must be 18 or over, are recommended to have their own support crews, but up to 50 Unsupported runners can be catered for by the Organisers, Canalrace C.I.C.

£61 - £91
Kennet & Avon Canal Race
SEP7
The Dare12
Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom

Keeping it to 8km loops, were refining the route to include even more beautiful trail, tweaking the festival to give you the best post race chill out, and keeping it small and exclusive so the vibe stays electric. Therell be UTMB points for those solos and pairs hitting ultra distances, awesome trophies and medals plus loads more!

£67 - £69
The Dare12
AUG4
Run To The Sun 5k
Bridgwater, South West, United Kingdom

Join us for our popular 5k fun run across Bridgwater. With the warm weather here to stay, lets take your treadmill run into the great outdoors with this summers Caribbean themed 5k - Run to the Sun.

£5
Run To The Sun 5k
AUG9
Beacons 100 Ultra
Brecon, Wales, United Kingdom

The Beacons 100 trail running tour of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains begins on the bank of the Usk River in the market town of Brecon. An area we absolutely adore due to its beautiful scenery, unforgiving terrain and challenging weather conditions!

Completion = 6 UTMB points for your efforts.

To enter the Beacons100 it is expected that you will have completed a minimum of one 40 mile trail event in the 2018/2019 season and you can navigate effectively. We will host free navigation and footcare seminars leading up the event so if you are unsure about your navigation ability don't let that put you off. We welcome runners and hikers alike.

Be aware that this is an incredibly tough adventure on remote trail...lots of peace and quiet!

£115
Beacons 100 Ultra
AUG10
Beacons 50 Ultra
Brecon, Wales, United Kingdom

Starting on the bank of the Usk River in the market town of Brecon the Beacons 50 Ultra Marathon will take you on a journey across the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains.

In a similar fashion to our winter event, the Beacons Ultra, you will find very tough terrain, changeable weather conditions and the finest support to get you to the finish line.

The Beacons 50 is an unmarked course and we will host a free recce/navigation day leading up to the event. We welcome runners and hikers alike!

£55
Beacons 50 Ultra
AUG25
Severn Bridge Half Marathon and 10k
Chepstow, Wales, United Kingdom

The Severn Bridge 10k and Half Marathon start on the Western (Chepstow) end of the M48 and cross the closed Severn Bridge. The 10k and Half Marathon start in different places and different times but both end at the same finish point in the event village.

The courses have been measured and certified as accurate by an accredited course measurer.

Both events suit first-timers and experienced club runners alike and provide something a bit different from your average half marathon or 10k: stunning views, sea air, scenic country lanes and villages and the opportunity to participate in a unique running event on a closed motorway and across the iconic Severn Bridge.

£29 - £31
Severn Bridge Half Marathon and 10k
AUG24
The Summer Green Man Ultra
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

The Summer Green Man Ultra comes in two formats the 45 mile distance and the 30 mile distance. Both races are held on the same course on the same day and have the same checkpoints and finish, just with differing start locations.

£65 - £75
The Summer Green Man Ultra
OCT6
Burnham Half Marathon
Burnham-on-Sea, South West, United Kingdom

A scenic flat road course from Burnham-on-Sea around the local villages. Parking, changing rooms and refreshments available at the BASC ground start and finish. First Aid cover and 3 water stations. Medal to all finishers and trophies for race and age category winners

£20 - £22
Burnham Half Marathon
SEP15
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Simplyhealth Great Bristol Run
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

Round out the summer running season with this half marathon through the heart of Bristol. The course sees runners wind along the scenic Avon Gorge and past Clifton Suspension Bridge, all the while being supported by cheering crowds and music. Come for the finisher's medal and goody bag.

£40
Simplyhealth Great Bristol Run
SEP8
Severn Mud Run
Stroat, South West, United Kingdom

The Severn mud run is fun, exciting and challenging 5 10km mudrun and obstacle course based just 5 minutes from Chepstow in Stroat (NP16 7LR). The Severn Mudrun runs alongside the picturesque River Severn and is made up of both natural obstacles as well as many of our own.

Whether your taking part as a team or competing on your own, you will be sure to leave with more friends than you started with.

Designed for all abilities, this course will test your physical capability, stamina and mental strength.

This isnt about who can cross the finish line first but about competing against yourself, and having some muddy fun along the way! (all obstacles have a by-pass option).

Whether its your first ever mud run or your 50th, this adrenaline-fuelled event will be sure to leave you feeling full of pride and buzzing for the next one!!

£20
Severn Mud Run
SEP28
Rat Race Adventure Challenge
Crickhowell, Wales, United Kingdom

Get ready for a totally unique adventure challenge weekend! Run, ride and kayak as many of our specially designed adventure loops as you can in a 10 hour period colour-coded green, blue and red for Ratracers of all abilities! Everyone is welcome. This is a solo challenge but there are discounts for those that want to take it on in pairs or groups of 5.

Choose to do as little or as much as you wish in a 10 hour period. Go as far as you can, whether that is 5km or 150k, on any combination of green, blue and red routes. If you complete 1 each of the run, bike and kayak, you will receive our finishers medal. Plus for every lap you do, you get a corresponding colour coded wristband. Get all seven and the 100K wristband is yours.

£147.33
Rat Race Adventure Challenge
OCT20
The Exmoor Stagger & Stumble
Minehead, South West, United Kingdom

The Exmoor Stagger Come to Exmoor and challenge yourself with The Exmoor Stagger - Exmoors classic trail run is 20 this year! With around 16 miles of trail and an ascent of over 3600ft in the BEST scenery - this is not one for the faint hearted. Includes a trip to the highest point in Somerset, Dunkery Beacon!

The Exmoor Stumble - If your legs wont run to the Exmoor Stagger you should try the Exmoor Stumble - at approximately 10k it is just as challenging as the Stagger but just that bit shorter. Do not underestimate this race!! Ascent is just over 1000 feet, and there are glorious views over Minehead... once you've completed the climbing! Open to runners of all abilities! No Dogs allowed on college grounds

£12 - £18
The Exmoor Stagger & Stumble
DEC1
Brean Down Santa Scramble
Brean, South West, United Kingdom

Aspire Running Events Ltd are extremely proud to announce the Brean Down Santa Scramble. This is Canicross friendly. There are options of either a 1 loop 5k or 2 loops 10k.

£16 - £20
Brean Down Santa Scramble
JUL27
Magor 10K
Undy, Wales, United Kingdom

The Magor 10k is probably the flattest and fastest road 10k in Wales. If you're looking for a 10k PB this is the place to get it! The course is all on scenic country lanes and suits both experienced and beginner runners alike.

£12 - £14
Magor 10K
OCT6
Cardiff University Half Marathon
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

The event is not only the UKs second largest half marathon, it is Wales largest road race and Wales largest multi-charity fundraising event. The race is sponsored by Cardiff University and supported by strategic partners Cardiff Council, Vale of Glamorgan Council and Welsh Athletics. The course played host to the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships in March 2016, where Britains Mo Farah won a bronze medal and Kenyas Geoffrey Kamworor won back-to-back World Half Marathon titles. In the womens race Peres Jepchirchir led a Kenyan clean sweep in the womens event.

Cardiff University Half Marathon
JUL28
Trust10 Trail Run Tyntesfield - July
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

A free monthly 10k trail run through the woodland paths. See the beauty of the seasons changing. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us.

Trust10 Trail Run Tyntesfield - July
JUL28
Seaview 17
Minehead, South West, United Kingdom

Challenge yourself to Minehead Running Clubs Unique Seaview 17 - This is a tough run along the South West Coast path from Countisbury to Minehead (about 21 miles). The route is marked and marshalled, but the onus is on you to find your own way. This is one of the most beautiful (and hilly) stretches of Coast path in the country.

Seaview 17
SEP13
King Offa's Dyke Race
Beachley, South West, United Kingdom

The Offas Dyke footpath is is a 182 miles, and is a cherished National Trail. Offas Dyke is an earthwork defence built by King Offa of Mercia in 780AD. It separated Mercia and Powys (to some extent what are England and Wales today). The race is a few miles longer, due to lead in and out of some checkpoint locations, so stands at 185 miles. A shorter 100 mile route is also available.

Sold Out
King Offa's Dyke Race
NOV24
Brent Knoll Race
Burnham-on-Sea, South West, United Kingdom

Approximately 5.75 miles along footpaths, bridleways and country roads to the summit of Brent Knoll, a half circuit of the summit, and return. A hilly multi-terrain race.

Brent Knoll Race
JAN1
Hangover 10K
Kewstoke, South West, United Kingdom

What better way to start the year as you mean to go on than with a run by the seaside? An accurate, flat 10k course on quiet country lanes, from Kewstoke Village Hall. (tbc)

Hangover 10K
MAY3
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Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

Featuring breathtaking views of Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge, this flat and fast 10k run is the perfect event to kick off your summer racing calendar.

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Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K

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