Cardiff Half Marathon

Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB

Registration fee: £10 Sponsorship: £300

Join #TeamNSPCC

Run with Team NSPCC in the Welsh Capital

Conquer the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon with #TeamNSPCC on 4 October 2020. For the second 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!

Sign up today

Registration is just £10 and we ask that you raise a minimum of £300 to support our work.

Get a charity place

"I have never experienced a race where there was such incredible support all along the route!"
Event participant

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

Already got a place?

The Cardiff  Half Marathon is is run by Run 4 Wales. If you’ve already bought your place in this event, we would love to welcome you to the team as an own place runner.

Do something amazing and support the NSPCC.

I've got my place!

Fundraising ideas

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As the world is changing daily, so is the way people are fundraising and asking for sponsorship. We’re here to help you think of fundraising in a different and safe way during this time.

Did you know… Donations made via Just Giving and Virgin Money Giving are paid to the NSPCC once a week. This means that we can put every donation to use immediately – so we can continue to be there for children.

Here is our handy guide to how you might reach your target during lockdown (and have fun at the same time!)

  • Online pub quiz - £100
    You don’t need to be at your local to hold a quiz, get online and use a video conference platform to host one instead. Ask individuals to donate in return for taking part. 
  • Hold an online class - £100
    You may be a teacher, fancy yourself as a fitness guru or can teach a musical instrument. If not why not reach out to friends and family to host a class on your behalf.
  • Have a clear out - £150
    Having a big sort out is great during anytime of the year. Sell your unwanted clothes and accessories online to rack up the cash.

You can also click here for our top tips on how to share your fundraising page during lockdown!

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.

*DISCLAIMER

Your donation could go towards Childline or it could help us fund services such as NSPCC's therapeutic services and Speak Out Stay Safe service. Donations are distributed based on need.