Cardiff running races that you can join this year

Having missed Cardiff Half Marathon, you can still take part in other running races in Cardiff to raise your endorphins.

You still get a chance to run a half marathon in the capital city as there are two Cardiff Half Marathons in 2022.

More than 25,000 runners took part in the Cardiff Half Marathon after its last appearance in the Welsh capital 903 days ago. Do you want to challenge your endurance but missed out on the chance? There are still chances for you to sweat along with other running enthusiasts this year.

Cardiff Parkrun

Before taking part in a race, it may be a good idea to build up your running routine. Cardiff Parkrun is a free weekly event that welcomes everyone from volunteers and spectators to runners. Remember to register before your first come along.

Where: Blackweir, Cardiff

When: Every Saturday at 9am

How long: 5k

How much: Free

Cardiff Bay Run

The route takes in landmarks including Wales Millennium Centre, Mermaid Quay, Senedd and the Cardiff Bay Barrage, and starts and finishes in Roald Dahl Plass. Cardiff Bay Run welcomes elite runners and people who want just to keep fit and raise money for charity.

Where: Cardiff Bay

When: 22 May

How long: 10k

How much: £26 (General Entry) £10 (Velindre Fundraiser)

R4W Virtual 10k

Participants can run from any outdoor location, or on a treadmill from any worldwide location. The event aims at encouraging runners who are planning to take part in other races to practice. Runners need to upload supporting evidence that they have finished a 10k run.

Where: any outdoor location, or on a treadmill from any worldwide location

When: 1-30 June

How long: 10k

How much: £10

Cardiff Half Marathon

The capital city is set to have its second half marathon of this year in October. Same as the race in March, runners in diverse levels are welcome to take part. Hopefully, Cardiff will turn to a big cheering team again.

Where: Around Cardiff

When: 2 October

How long: 21.1k / 13.1 m

How much: £44 (General Entry) £10 (NSPCC Fundraiser)