New 10k race around Cardiff Bay


Set in the heart of Cardiff’s historic Bay, the Cardiff and Vale College Cardiff Bay Run is a flat, fast and friendly event for all ages and abilities.

Previously known as the Cardiff Bay 5 Mile, the race is back by popular demand with a little makeover for 2017 with a stunning new 10km course around Cardiff Bay.

The route takes in all of Cardiff Bay’s most iconic landmarks, starting and finishing in Roald Dahl Plass and passing the Wales Millennium Centre, Mermaid Quay, the Pierhead Building, Senedd, Porth Teigr and the Cardiff Bay Barrage.

It’s a perfect challenge for elite and club athletes as well as those looking to keep fit, raise money for charity or take on the challenge of their first event!

With no pressure or obligation to set record times or run all the way round, whether you take part in the fun run or 10k, join in and put a spring in your step.



Event Information

Location: Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay. Click here for map

Time: The 10km will begin 11.00am. The 2km Family Fun Run will begin at 10.15am. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of your race.

Race Pack and Number: You number will be posted to you 2 weeks before the race.  Family Fun Run race packs will be posted out 1 week before.

Entry Deadline: Entries will close on Tuesday 14th March, or when we reach our capacity.

Registration Fees:

  • Non-affiliated: £22
  • Affiliated Club Runner: £20
  • Discounted Cardiff Half Marathon Entrant: £19 (you will need to supply your 2017 registration number)
  • 2km Family Fun Run individual £5
  • 2km Family Fun Run family ticket (4) £15

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All 10k runners receive a unique finishers medal and technical race t-shirt!

A limited number of on-the-day entries for the Family Fun Run will be available in the race village on the morning of the event, sign up online to avoid disappointment.

Race numbers will be posted two weeks before the race. If there is a problem with your race pack, please visit the Information Tent in Roald Dahl Plass on the day.

Entry is open to wheelchairs in both the 10k and Family Fun Run. Buggies are permitted in the Fun Run only.


*Please note that a small admin fee is charged on top of your registration by ACTIVE, who manage our online registration system. This fee is non-refundable.


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CAVC BorderCardiff and Vale College is one of the largest colleges in the country with more than 20,000 learners studying at the College each year. With a wealth of courses and an excellent overall student success rate, the College aims to help students stand out from the crowd, gain employment and achieve their goals. A range of both full-time and part-time courses are offered across a wide choice of subjects including career focused courses, A Levels, Higher Education and professional qualifications. The student success rate is one of the best in the sector and continues to rise with 89% of Further Education students and 95% of Higher Education students achieving their main qualification in 2016. Our focus is not simply on qualifications but also developing the skills individuals and employers require for future success. And it works – with 86% of our students progressing to further study or employment within two months of completing their course. Since 2015 over 1000 CAVC learners have progressed onto university level study.

The College trains people in top class education, as well as, training facilities and centres of excellence across the region. There are outstanding facilities at the many sites across Cardiff and the Vale, including the new City Centre Campus in the heart of Cardiff with world-class facilities. This landmark £45m campus is conveniently located just a five minute walk from Cardiff Central Station. The campus features world-class innovative teaching and learning spaces and resources, catering outlets and shops, performance theatre, recording studios, Apple design studios, fitness centre and a commercial restaurant and Spa where students hone their skills.

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More Mile BorderMore Mile was founded in 2001 by a team of passionate runners.

They’ve shuffled and shivered nervously on the start line.  They’ve thrown on kit for 6am training runs in the snow.  They’ve run up and down the trails of the Cheviot Hills. Trust us, they’ve been there!

Their mission is to effectively channel their collective experience from years of training and racing into creating a range of footwear, sports apparel, fitness accessories and nutrition products that meet the needs of the most discerning athletes.

Runners taking on the Cardiff and Vale College Cardiff Bay Run can claim an exclusive 30% discount off More Mile products.

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The Course

The Cardiff and Vale College Cardiff Bay Run has a brand new 10km route for 2017.

Starting in the heart of Cardiff Bay, the route passes the iconic Wales Millennium Centre, Pierhead Building, Senedd and Porth Teigr before looping around the Cardiff Bay Barrage and Norwegian Church ahead of a grandstand finish in the Roald Dahl Plass.

Cardiff Bay



For a full list of race results, simply click HERE


1st: Lauren Deadman (27:27) – Havering

2nd: Emma Woookey (28.14) – Lliswerry Runners

3rd: Jess Parry-Williams (28.41) – Les Croupiers


1st: Adam Hickey (23:55) – Southend AC

2nd: Tom Marshall (24:26) – Cardiff AAC

3rd: Owain Jones (24:39) – Bristol & West AC


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The Cardiff Bay Run event is organised by Run 4 Wales, the organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon.

Phone 029 2166 0790

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