Running a half marathon is a brilliant challenge for all ages and abilities to take on, and the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiff 2016 is no different, with over 300 of the world’s best runners competing alongside up to 25,000 mass participants in one of the most prestigious global running events of 2016.

To help cheer on and encourage the runners around the course, we are looking to team up with musicians, performers and entertainers to help increase the carnival atmosphere around the course and throughout the city.

We have secured a number of exciting locations around the course and the city, and we hope that entertainers from around South Wales will join us in helping create an amazing positive atmosphere and experience for every single runner who takes on the world championship course.

What we’re looking for…

We’re open to all sorts of acts, so feel free to get in touch whatever you play. Not every location has power, so performers with personal amplifiers or busking PA systems are most welcome!

  • Drumming groups
  • Brass bands
  • Indie, rock and acoustic groups
  • Samba bands
  • DJs
  • Carnival groups
  • Bhangra groups
  • Choirs
  • Circus performers
  • Street Entertainers
  • Buskers

Date and Time

Saturday 26th March 2016

Various times (10am-5pm)

Performance Opportunities and locations

  • Course Entertainment
  • Opening ceremony
  • City centre celebration zones

All course locations are highlighted in the below map.

Get in Touch

For more information email gareth.ludkin@run4wales.org


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