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Run 4 Wales (R4W), the team behind the CDF 10K deliver a number of exciting events across Wales. Make sure you’re opted-in to receive the R4W newsletter for all the latest updates.


Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay 10K

Sunday 19 May 2024

A popular spring-time race, which attracts some of the UK’s top athletes is set in the heart of the Cardiff’s historic Bay.

The 10K course takes in all of Cardiff Bay’s most iconic landmarks, starting and finishing in Roald Dahl Plass and passing the Wales Millennium Centre, Mermaid Quay, the Pierhead Building, Senedd, Porth Teigr and the Cardiff Bay Barrage.


ABP Newport Marathon Festival

Sunday 13 April 2025

A firm favourite in the Welsh running calendar, boasting one of the flattest marathon courses in the UK.

It’s route offers iconic landmarks, like the city’s Transporter Bridge and the stunning scenery of the Gwent Levels – with its coastal wildlife and picturesque medieval villages.

The event has been expanded into an exciting festival of running with marathon, half marathon, 10K and junior race options.

A fast and fun supporting 10K race gives runners of all abilities the opportunity to get involved, without committing to the challenging 26.2-mile distance.


Ogi Porthcawl 10K

Sunday 7 July 2024

An exciting race in the town known for surf, sports and coastal walks. A summertime hotspot for both locals and visitors – Porthcawl is renowned for shining under the sun.

The 10K race takes place on closed-roads, taking in a number of landmarks and stunning seaside spots including Rest Bay, Trecco Bay, Coney Bay, the picturesque town centre, historic Grand Pavillion and the iconic Porthcawl Lighthouse.


Rabbit Run

Saturday 20 July 2024

The Rabbit Run is a stunning trail race that offers the unique opportunity to run on the private grounds of the Merthyr Mawr Estate.

Set on the South Wales coast, the Merthyr Mawr Warren National Nature Reserve is a haven for wildlife and a trail-running paradise. The Rabbit Run takes in stunning trails, hills, valleys, a river crossing, and the chance to experience a tumble down the Big Dipper, the highest sand dune in Wales. 

The event is delivered in partnership by the Merthyr Mawr Estate, Bridgend Athletics & Run 4 Wales (R4W).


ABP Barry Island 10K

Date TBC

Sun, sea and sand provide the backdrop to the Barry Island 10K – renowned for its feel good atmosphere and varied route.

Races start and finish at the iconic Whitmore Bay, which also hosts an exciting Event Village with live music, entertainment, stands and tasty street food. Relax on a deck chair post-run or enjoy an optional (but very much encouraged) dip in the sea on Barry’s sandy blue flag beach.


Principality Cardiff Half Marathon

Sunday 6 October 2024

The Principality Building Society Cardiff Half Marathon has grown into one of the largest and most exciting road races in Europe. It is the UK’s second largest half marathon and Wales’ largest multi-charity fundraising event.

The race is a member of the SuperHalfs, a global series of the world’s most prestigious half marathons including races in Lisbon, Prague, Copenhagen and Valencia and has been awarded a Elite Race Label by World Athletics.

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.