Meet some of the inspirational women taking on #HERVIRTUAL5K

Extra Milers Needed For Autumn Events!

We couldn’t be more excited for the return of live events this month, but with our Autumn races in Cardiff Bay and Newport fast approaching, we urgently need Extra Milers to help deliver these events, and help runners achieve lifetime goals. A team of Extra Milers are needed across a number of different roles for

R4W set to deliver Breathable Events in 2021

Run 4 Wales (R4W) is delighted to announce the return of live events this autumn with a new date for the Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run. The 10K and Family Fun Run will now take place on Sunday 26 September, ahead of the return of the ABP Newport Wales Marathon & 10K on Sunday 24

R4W and Gareth Thomas launch Active Nation campaign

Run 4 Wales (R4W), organisers of some of Wales’ best loved running events including the Cardiff Half Marathon have teamed up with Welsh rugby’s Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas to launch the Active Nation Challenge, which will run between Friday 6 and Sunday 8 August 2021. • 61% of adults in Wales are overweight or obese and

Giving Runs In Your Blood Campaign Launched

Run 4 Wales (R4W) has partnered with the Welsh Blood Service and Welsh Athletics to encourage the running community to ‘get set and give blood’. Amateur and professional runners across Wales are being called upon to become lifesaving blood donors through a new campaign from the Welsh Blood Service, Welsh Athletics and Run 4 Wales.

Virtual Cardiff Half Launched For 2021

Following the disappointing news that the 2021 Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon has to be postponed from October until the Spring of 2022, we are excited to launch a new inclusive virtual event to fill the usual autumn slot between 1-3 October 2021. The Virtual Cardiff Half will be a chance to celebrate everything great

Hundreds of runners take on #SecretHalf Marathon

This weekend (11-13 June) an innovative new invite-only half marathon called the #SecretHalf took place for the first time. Hundreds of runners from all over the country got involved, despite the event not being promoted publicly. The virtual race was developed by Run 4 Wales (R4W), organisers of the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon and

100 free spaces up for grabs in the Lockdown Runners Club!

Run 4 Wales (R4W) have launched an exciting new competition for enthusiastic runners who have discovered or re-discovered a love of running during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 100 free spaces up for grabs in the new Lockdown Runners Club (LRC). The Lockdown Runners Club is a new supportive community, celebrating the recent rise in running

Fasting, Ramadan and running: How do you do it?

Is it possible to fast and run during Ramadan? That’s the question many Muslim runners encounter as they approach the Holy Month. At the beginning of Ramadan 2021, we reached out to Moseem Suleman, member of Run Grangetown and observer of Ramadan. Ramadan is the Arabic name for the ninth month in the year. This