Cardiff Half Marathon Autumn 2022

Cardiff, Wales

Join #TeamNSPCC

Run with Team NSPCC in the Welsh Capital

Conquer the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon with #TeamNSPCC on 2 October 2022. For the fourth year running, we are the proud official partner. Run past the capital's most iconic landmarks, starting outside Cardiff Castle, before a grandstand finish in the heart of the city at the Civic Centre. 

Why take part?

  • A predominately fast and flat course, this route is perfect for beginners or experienced runners all hoping to strive for that personal best.
  • Recieve world class training tips and tailored support from our training partners.
  • VIP treatment at our post-race marquee with food and drinks.
  • Your own NSPCC running vest with iron on letters.
  • Lots of whoops and cheers from our 3 cheer points on route.
  • You'll be doing something amazing for children.

A child contacts Childline every 25 seconds. And it costs £4 to answer their call. By raising £400 you could pay for up to 100 children to get the help and support they need from our Childline counsellors*.

Check out our 2018 Cardiff Half Marathon photos and 2019 Cardiff Half Marathon photos to see what we got up to!

Register your interest

Charity places have not yet opened for autumn 2022, but let us know you're interested and we'll be in touch when they do

Register your interest

Fundraising ideas

GIF with Ready Steady Go flashingWe're here to help you with your fundraising. Every year people just like you raise hundreds, or even thousands, of pounds. Here's our handy guide to how you might reach your target (and have fun at the same time!)

  • A film night - £100
    Whether it's a retro classic or so bad it's good, get a space, some popcorn and invite people to a cosy film night. Ask them to pay what they would in a cinema.
  • Sweepstake - £100
    Who'll win the grand national? How many sweets are in the jar? Set up a sweepstake and watch the money roll in.
  • Dinner party - £150
    Wine and dine your friends and family by inviting them to your home for a dinner party. Ask them to pay what they would in a restaurant.

"I was provided with everything I needed and could just focus on training and fundraising. I felt valued by the NSPCC and part of the team."
2019 runner

Personalised training from Full Potential

Our expert trainers Full Potential are with you every step of the way on your running journey.

  • A plan to get you ready that's tailored to your experience, level of fitness and goals
  • Real coaches that you can email or call to get advice or reassurance that your training is going well
  • Training days where you come together with coaches and other participants
  • NSPCC Facebook and Strava groups to help you keep in touch with your team mates

Get started today with our dedicated running training zone. You'll find everything from injury prevention to nutrition advice.

Two women and a man training

"Full Potential were extremely helpful, always responding quickly to emails and were very encouraging! The training event was excellent."
NSPCC event participant

Fundraising ideas

GIF with Ready Steady Go flashingWe're here to help you with your fundraising. Every year people just like you raise hundreds, or even thousands, of pounds. Here's our handy guide to how you might reach your target (and have fun at the same time!)

  • A film night - £100
    Whether it's a retro classic or so bad it's good, get a space, some popcorn and invite people to a cosy film night. Ask them to pay what they would in a cinema.
  • Sweepstake - £100
    Who'll win the grand national? How many sweets are in the jar? Set up a sweepstake and watch the money roll in.
  • Dinner party - £150
    Wine and dine your friends and family by inviting them to your home for a dinner party. Ask them to pay what they would in a restaurant.

Questions?

Email us on running@nspcc.org.uk with any questions or for any further information. We're here to support 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.