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Sun, sea, and sand provide the backdrop to the Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K – a brand new event from Run 4 Wales, the events team behind the Cardiff Half Marathon, Newport Wales Marathon & VELOTHON Wales.

Forming part of the popular Barry Island Weekenders programme, it will bring a festival of running to the popular seaside resort on 5th August 2018 with charity fundraising, summertime fun and fancy dress at its heart!

The 10K race will take place on fully closed roads, taking in all of the town’s most scenic seaside spots and recognisable landmarks – whilst a host of children’s activities and a Family Fun Run along the promenade will give budding athletes and families a chance to get in on the action.

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Time & Location: Friars Road, from – 10am

Race Pack: Your running number will be posted to you 2 weeks prior to the race.

What’s Included: 10K race entry includes a finishers medal, technical race t-shirt and live tracking via our smartphone app.

Wheelchairs & Buggies: Entry is open to wheelchairs in both the 10K & Family Fun Run. Buggies are only permitted in the Fun Run.

Corporate Challenge: Click here to find out more about our Corporate Packages.

Elite Entry: Click here for more information on qualifying times and prize money.

Click here for entry fees and registration.


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Run 4 Wales is delighted to announce an innovative partnership with Healthspan, the UK’s leading direct vitamin and supplement supplier, to improve the health and wellbeing of people across Wales. The wellbeing experts have joined forces with the team behind Wales’ largest mass-participation running and cycling events to promote healthier lifestyles in every corner of … Continued

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Run 4 Wales 10K Series More

The Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K forms part of the Run 4 Wales 10K Series and Healthspan 10 Initiative.

The series includes three 10K races – the ABP Newport Wales 10K, Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run and Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K with athletes eligible for prizes when taking part in two or more of the races.

Healthspan Season Tickets are no longer available, as the Cardiff Bay Run has sold out. You can still purchase a 2 Event Pass – if you’d like to run the ABP Newport Wales 10K & Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K.

This pass offers a £6 saving versus entering races individually.

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The route of the Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K takes in all of the area’s most scenic seaside spots.

It will begin near the sea front at Whitmore Bay and take participants from the promenade through Barry’s regenerated retail area before arching around the iconic Barry Dock Offices building. After heading up Subway Road, runners will go down Broad Street, pass Barry Train Station and head into the pretty Romilly Park.

Scenic views of the Bristol Channel and Porthkerry Country Park await runners from the 6K mark, before running alongside the picturesque Knapp pebble beach and Watch House Bay. Next, they’ll run up The Parade before heading back to the Island to take on the final 2K.

Runners will pass the roaring crowds before a loop of the amusement centre and a downhill finish alongside the gardens of Friars Road, overlooking Whitmore Bay.

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Brecon Carreg is proud to be the title partner of this year’s Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K.

The partnership will be part of the brands 40th-anniversary celebrations throughout 2018.

From a small cottage in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, the team bring you low in sodium mineral water, naturally filtered through rocks for a pure, clean taste.

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A host of children’s activities will take place at the Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K.

A Family Fun Run will give budding athletes and families a chance to get in on the action.

The fun course will start and finish on the promenade at Whitmore Bay – with a finishers medal and sweet treat available to every finisher!


The Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K forms part of the Barry Island Weekenders festival – which also includes the Isle of Fire and Cinema by the Sea.

It will take place during the special sporting weekender on 4th – 5th August 2018 (with 10K & Family races taking place on the 5th)

Find out more about what’s happening here.