There is no date set for the ABP Barry Island 10K in 2024. Discussions are ongoing with the Vale of Glamorgan Council.
Time & Location: TBC
10K Start: The 10K race starts on Friars Road as marked on the course map (left). The solid colour (either white, green, or yellow) behind the number on your running bib will dictate which starting pen you must assemble in
before the race. Pens will open at 9:45am
Barry Island 10K Junior Races: The Barry Island 10K Junior Races will
commence from 12:30 with the Toddler Dash, followed at 12:45 by the Future Challengers Mile, then by the Fun Run at 13:15. All races will begin on Friars Road in Barry.
The 10K route takes in all of the area’s most scenic seaside spots. A full map of the route can be seen here.
The Junior Races will take place along the Promenade.
TRAVEL & PARKING
Barry Island is easily accessible by car, foot or public transport. The race start is a 2-minute walk from the train station. A number of official car parks will be in operation for the ABP Barry Island 10K, with park and walk or park and ride options available. For more information, visit here. For bus and rail options visit www.cardiffbus.com or www.nationalrail.co.uk
10K RACE NUMBER & START
You should receive a race pack 1-2 weeks before race day. If you don’t please click here to contact us so we can organise a replacement for collection on the morning of the event.
In your 10K race pack, you will find a running bib with your unique race number, a timing chip and baggage label. Pin this securely to the front of your t-shirt on the day and please remember to complete the medical information on the back – this is very important.
On the morning of the race, you will need to assemble in the start pen that corresponds with the background colour of your bib (white, green or yellow). Pens will open at 09:45 am and be indicated with coloured flags.
Bag storage is situated in the Event Village and will be clearly signposted. It will be open from 8:45 am. Your 10K race number includes a tear-off baggage label strip along the bottom – please attach this to your bag
before you arrive. Random searches will be in operation.
There will be a Brecon Carreg water station located at the 5K point in Romilly Park and at the finish line.
Water fountains will be available for runners and spectators to refill their bottles. These will be situated under the Western and Eastern Shelters on the promenade and also in Romilly Park.
DOWNLOAD THE RUN 4 WALES APP
The Run 4 Wales App lets you track 10K participants on the day, view live results and more. The app is available to download on Apple or Google. Your name may not appear in the app until the morning of the event, when final data is loaded so don’t panic if you can’t see yourself!
FINISH LINE ITEMS
Medals (10K, Future Challengers, Fun Run) and t-shirts (10K only) will be distributed at the finish line of your race.
A big team of #ExtraMilers will be giving up their own time on race day to ensure you have an unforgettable day. If you know someone who wants to get involved in the day without running, ask them to contact us here.
Our Event Information Hub will open at 08:00 am on race day. It will be situated in our Event Village, 50m from the start line in the Barry Island Gardens (on the seafront by Friars Road).
Head here if you have any queries on the day or if you need to collect or purchase a Family Race number. If you’ve lost your race number, please come here as well.
Our Event Village is perfect for chilling out post-race, or a day out with your family!
Find out what will be going on in the Village here!
Run 4 Wales and Brecon Carreg are committed to the sustainability of the event and minimising the impact it has on the environment – but we need your help!
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AS A RUNNER
Consider sustainable travel
Why not walk, cycle, take public transport or consider lift sharing to the event?
Take your litter home
Please help us leave the beautiful Barry Island in the same state we found it!
Take care at drink stations
Recycling bins are located some distance after the on-course water station. If you can, please aim your discarded bottle for the bins!
Recycle your water bottles at the finish line
Recycling bins will be located close to the finish line. Look out for our Environmental Champions who will be on hand to help direct you to your nearest!
Plastic bottles are 100% recyclable, but only if they are not contaminated with any other waste such as banana skins or food waste. Take care when recycling them!