1200 ‘Extra Miler’ volunteers thanked for WHM Cardiff 2016 success

Organisers of the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships have paid tribute to the 1,200 volunteers who helped make the event a huge success. Called the ‘Extra Milers’, Cardiff 2016 attracted one of the largest volunteer workforces ever utilised at a sports event in Wales. Every volunteer was invited to a thank you evening at … Continued

Dewi Griffiths reaction

Dewi Griffiths kept his home flag flying high at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships as he finished in a Welsh best 27th. The Swansea Harrier, who came into the race having recently been crowned Uk inter-counties cross country champion eclipsed the two great Steves, Brace and Jones, as he backed up Mo Farah … Continued

Race Report

Cardiff witnessed one of the greatest World Half Marathon races of all time as Kenya’s road running king Geoffrey Kamworor put Mo Farah in his place to retain his world title. Kamworor set out his stall weeks ago by claiming he was coming to Cardiff to break the world record and had the Welsh weather … Continued

A message to Cardiff from Nigel Roberts, chairman of the local organising committee for the World Half Marathon Championships

Thank you Cardiff – once again you established that the Welsh capital is one of the world’s great stages for international sport. What a race the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon was and what an honour to see the greatest athletes in the world racing for major medals through our streets.   Everyone, but everyone, … Continued

IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Results

  Mens result: 1.Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor (59.10); 2 Bedan Karoki Muchiri (59.36); 3. Mohamed Farah (59:59); 4. Abayneh Ayele (59.59); 5. Tamirat Tola (1:00:06); 6. Simon Cheprot (1:00:12); 7. Abrar Osman (1:00:58); 8. Mule Wasihun (1:01:11); 9. Edwin Kiprop Kiptoo (1:01:21); 10. Stephen Mokoka (1:01:27); 11. Teshome Mekonen (1:01:39); 12. Edwin Kipyego (1:01:52); 13. Nguse … Continued

Scientists Run World Half Marathon At Sea

  As thousands of runners and elite athletes descended on the Welsh capital last weekend to run the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon, two scientists from Cardiff University took part in the landmark event over 8,000 miles away in very different surroundings. Professor Ian Hall and Professor Steve Barker, from the University’s School of Earth and Ocean … Continued

An incredible day for all at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships 2016

Thousands of you took to the streets of Cardiff on Saturday to run in the footsteps of champions, completed a World Half Marathon course and didn’t let a bit of wind and rain stop you from crossing the finish line. It was an incredible afternoon for all our runners, spectators, volunteers and everyone involved in the … Continued

Mo inspires local Welsh community ahead of IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships

Cardiff 2016 ambassador Mo Farah today engaged with the local Welsh community as he steps up his preparations for tomorrow’s IAAF / Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, where 20,000 people will take to the streets of the city for the biggest mass participation event in Wales of 2016.   The double Olympic champion took … Continued

Mo Farah to Captain British Team at WHM Cardiff 2016

Multiple Olympic, world and European champion Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) will captain the British team at the IAAF / Cardiff University World Half-Marathon Championships on Saturday 26 March.   Farah, who is competing at these Championships for the first time, will headline a ten-strong team taking on the 13.1 mile course. He is the … Continued

Radcliffe wows the Cardiff crowd

Paula Radcliffe, the World Women’s record holder, wowed the crowds at the Cardiff Sports Expo as she set the scene for this weekend’s IAAF/Cardiff university World Half Marathon Championships. Even though she fell fowl of the M4 traffic on her way to Wales from Heathrow airport, the queen of British athletics thrilled everyone with her predictions … Continued