The next edition of the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 2 October 2022 (rescheduled from October 2020).

General entries sold out at record pace, just 3 months after going on sale. You can however still secure a space in the race via Hire a Hero. We have limited spaces for this event to getting in touch with us early to secure your place is required. 

If you would like to confirm your place please contact us here we will help you with you registration and get your Cardiff Half running pack sent out to you as soon as possible. 

What you get...

  • A posted race pack including a race weekend brochure, spectator guide, running number and timing chip.
  • A high standard of event organisation, with a fully marshaled, closed road route.
  • The opportunity to earn high-quality commemorative finishers items, including a medal and t-shirt (to be collected upon completing the race).
  • Access to helpful training advice and support via the event website and e-newsletters.
  • Access to the event facilities, including toilets.
  • Course entertainment and live music across the route.
  • Water and nutritional products available at energy stations along the route.
  • Use of the Run 4 Wales app to live track your performance.
  • A finish time SMS at the end of the race (if you have submitted your mobile number).
  • Access to Event Village with retailers, street food and live entertainment.
  • Predicted finish time pacers in every start wave.

When you run on behalf of Hire a Hero your registration is FREE. 

What we ask for in return is that you raise a minimum of £150.00. We can provide you a FREE fundraising page directly on our website that you can share to your friends and family to gain more donations. 

Change your details and transfer your entry

If you would like to make changes to your registration (address, predicted time, t-shirt size etc) or if you are no longer able to run and you would like to transfer it to somebody else, you have until the transfer deadline 4pm – Friday, 5 August 2022 to make changes.

Terms of Participation

  1. Participants must be 17 years of age or older on the day of the event
  2. When registering all participants must sign our terms and conditions.
  3. Participants must complete the 13.1 mile course within the cut off time of 4 hours 30 minutes.
  4. Names and/or video footage or photographs taken during their participation may be used to publicise the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon or other Run 4 Wales events.
  5. Participant race numbers may not be passed on or sold to any other person. We offer a transfer service to all runners until the publicised transfer deadline.
  6. Registrations will close on the date publicised on the event website.
  7. Participants must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  8. Participants must be fit to run and free from injury.
  9. Under no exceptions can a participant collect their race pack after the designated time slots.