The Cardiff Sports Expo is now open!

The Cardiff Sports Expo at the Motorpoint Arena opens today from 10am. Admission is free and you can expect a range of exciting exhibitors and talks from some of the biggest names in athletics Paula Radcliffe, double Olympic and World Championships gold medallist Mo Farah and Wales’ former marathon world record holder Steve Jones will … Continued

Are you High5 fuelled?

We will have High5 EnergyGel Citrus on the course at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, to help you remain fuelled around the course. Our energy station is at mile 6! To find out more, visit High5 at the Cardiff Sports Expo at the Motorpoint Arena when you collect your race pack or watch … Continued

Team Brecon Carreg get ready to run!

2016 is the first time the renowned IAAF World Half Marathon Championships is being held in Cardiff, and Brecon Carreg can’t wait.   With the spotlight of the world running community shining brightly on beautiful Wales, they thought this year would be the perfect opportunity to trial a virtual running group – Team Brecon Carreg.   From … Continued

Download the WHM Cardiff 2016 App!

The WHM Cardiff 2016 App is a must-have for all runners and spectators ahead of the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships which takes place this week on Saturday 26th March.     The app is the best way to get all pre-race information at your fingertips. It also has a Live Track feature, allowing you to … Continued

Welcome to Cardiff!

Cardiff is a modern-sports entertainment metropolis, but also a city which is steeped in heritage. It is renowned for its medieval castle, waterside eateries, sporting legends and everyone’s favourite time-time traveling Doctor. From city-centre hotels to lush parkland to arts and theatre venues – everything is right on your doorstep! So whether you are travelling … Continued

Cardiff University PhD student’s three major races – Rhiannon’s runs motivated by grandmother’s illness

Staff and students will raise thousands of pounds for good causes at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships but few are more committed than Rhiannon Philp. The 27-year-old PhD student aims to raise £2,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK in memory of her grandmother Val Volans who died in 2013 after fighting the disease for … Continued

Using Headphones On Race Day – We Now Allow Bone Conduction Technology Devices!

We strongly advise against the use of personal music playing devices that will restrict your ability to hear the sounds around you on the day. Using headphones can be dangerous because it distracts people and can make runners unaware of surroundings. Using headphones can be dangerous because it distracts people and can make runners unaware … Continued

‘Run, Refuel, Recycle’ campaign injects some green energy into the WHM Cardiff 2016

  If every runner recycles their banana peel, it could generate enough electricity[i] to power Cardiff Castle for almost 5 hours …Or power the Principality Stadium floodlights for 90 days If every Cardiff resident recycles just one drinks bottle, it would save enough energy to power a typical home with electricity for 11½ years   … Continued

Watch Paula Radcliffe and Mo Farah for free at the Cardiff Sports Expo

Britain’s greatest distance runners Paula Radcliffe and Mo Farah have been confirmed as guest speakers at Wales’ first sport, health and well-being exhibition. The Cardiff Sports Expo takes place alongside the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships in the capital later this month.     It will feature talks from some of the biggest names … Continued

Arriva employees well on track to complete WHM Cardiff 2016

As a National Partner of WHM Cardiff 2016, over 60 Arriva Trains Wales employees from across its Wales and Borders network have signed up to run the course.  Staff participation in this event forms part of the company’s Health and Well- being strategy which encourages staff to adopt a healthy lifestyle.     Sam Hawkins … Continued