Cardiff Half Marathon FAQs

Have a burning question about your upcoming event? These FAQs should cover everything you need to know. If there’s something we haven’t answered please feel free to get in touch ― at or on 0845 052 4184.

Event date

This marathon is being run on 1 October 2017.

What if I become injured or need to cancel my place?

Please contact our supporter relations team at or on 0845 052 4184.

When will I receive my official race day information and race number?

All runners who have been accepted into the race will be sent a race pack by post which will include important race information, race number and timing chip. This will arrive two to three weeks before the race. 

When does the race start? 

The race starts outside Cardiff Castle on Castle Street at 10am. 

Where do I finish the race?

The race will finish on King Edward VII Avenue.

Will there be toilets and drinks stations?

There are toilets not only at the start of the race and in the Runners’ Village, but also within the first mile of the race and around the course at all drink stations.

Details on where the drinks stations are along the route can be found Cardiff Half Marathon website  .

What will I receive as part of Team Marie Curie?

As part of the team you’ll receive:

  • access to our Running Zone with training plans, tips and advice
  • regular e-newsletters with fundraising support and advice to help you smash your target
  • on-the-day support from our dedicated events team
  • a Marie Curie running vest
  • on-hand support from our fundraising team
  • hero’s welcome and refreshments waiting for you in the charity village 

Where will Marie Curie be on the day? 

We’ll have dedicated cheer points so we can support you as you take on the challenge of this incredible event. We’ll also have a marquee in the charity village which you can come along to after the race. More information about our cheer points and the charity village will be sent to you closer to the event. 

What if I need to update my personal details?

Changes to your entry can be made by logging into your account at This link is also included on your confirmation email.

NB if you try to log in via the registration page at then it will prompt you to issue payment again resulting in your entry being duplicated.

What’s the age limit? 

Entrants must be 17 years or older on race day. 

What should I do about travel and accommodation? 

The best place to find information on transport and accommodation is on the Cardiff Half Marathon website.   

If I still have more questions, where can I go?

For answers to any further questions, visit the FAQ page   or email or call 029 2166 0790.

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