The Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon has grown into one of the largest and most exciting road races in the United Kingdom, promising to deliver the full works for the half marathon. It is now one of Europe’s largest half marathons.

Its flat, fast course passes all of the city’s most breathtaking scenery and iconic landmarks including Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium, Civic Centre and stunning Cardiff Bay.

Thousands of spectators turn out to cheer on the runners in a city renowned for its sporting passion.

Sign up

To sign up for one of our charity places we ask you to pay a £10 registration fee and aim for a fundraising target of £300.

If you prefer, you can buy your own place direct from the event organisers and raise what you can for Action for Children.

To sign up with Action for Children please contact [email protected] or 0788 988 7053

If you have any questions about this event, please contact us at [email protected]

Why take part?

The money you raise will help vulnerable children in your community and across the UK to have a safe and happy childhood.

From fundraising to the finish line, we’ll support you every step of the way. Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Your own Action for Children running vest
  • A dedicated support team to help aid you in your fundraising
  • A fundraising guide and resources
  • An opportunity to join the Team Action for Children community via our exclusive Strava and Facebook group
  • Monthly emails containing training tips and news about Action for Children

If your event is cancelled due to coronavirus

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