2021 Event Postponed Until 2022

Dear Runners, We hope that you are keeping safe and well. Run 4 Wales has been working closely with the Welsh Government and the relevant Local Authorities to understand the potential timeline for the safe return of events in Wales, including the ABP Barry Island 10K on Sunday 1st August and Healthspan Porthcawl 10K on … Continued

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VIRTUAL EVENTS TO KEEP YOU MOTIVATED IN 2021

VIRTUAL EVENTS TO KEEP YOU MOTIVATED IN 2021 We’re hopeful for better days ahead, and looking forward to having more light, warmth, and time to get outdoors and get active as springtime arrives! Many of us will be spending more time hitting the roads, pavements, and trails in the coming weeks, so with this in … Continued

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PERFORMANCE UNDERWEAR BRAND RUNDERWEAR™ PARTNER WITH R4W

Run 4 Wales (R4W) is delighted to announce a new partnership with performance underwear brand Runderwear™, voted the UK’s number one underwear and socks brand at the UK Running Awards. The partnership will allow Runderwear™ to engage with a strong community of R4W fitness enthusiasts, both digitally and at a series of live and virtual … Continued

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Wood Thilsted Crowned R4W Virtual Corporate Challenge Champions

Wood Thilsted, the world-leading engineering consultancy who specialise in offshore wind developments, have been crowned the champions of the 2021 R4W Virtual Corporate Challenge. This January, over 200 runners from 20 companies took part in our virtual 10K race, launched as an opportunity for companies to engage in some charity fundraising, corporate social responsibility and … Continued

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Virtual Events To Keep You Going This Autumn

While events as we know them can’t be going ahead in 2020, here at Run 4 Wales we’ve been working hard to ensure that you, the runners, aren’t going to be missing out on that unbeatable finish line feeling.  As the nights draw in and the weather turns, we’ve got a number of virtual events … Continued

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Can You Beat Olympic Marathoner Steve Brace? Entries To Race The Brace Are Now Open!

Next up in the Run 4 Wales Virtual Challenge Series, running throughout the months of October and November is the I Beat Steve challenge. The virtual 5K race will challenge runners to race Cardiff Half Marathon Race Director and Olympic Marathon runner Steve Brace over the popular parkrun distance. The former winner of Paris & … Continued

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Hundreds Take On Thomas In Virtual I Beat Iwan Challenge!

Hundreds of runners have taken on Olympic silver medallist and World, European and Commonwealth Champion Iwan Thomas in a virtual 10K race from Run 4 Wales, the first in their new Virtual Challenge Series. The Healthspan ambassador clocked a time of 42:59 when he took on the 6.2 mile distance late last month, placing 18th … Continued

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R4W Virtual Challenge Series Kicks Off With I Beat Iwan 10K Virtual Race

R4W Virtual Challenge Series Kicks Off With I Beat Iwan 10K Virtual Racearticipation events cannot take place. The I Beat Iwan challenge is a virtual 10K race that will take place over the month of August, inspired by the popular #IBeatIwan initiative which saw thousands of runners earn bragging rights by racing alongside Welsh Olympian and Healthspan … Continued

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MSO Cymru Formed To Plan Safe Return For Mass Participation Sporting Event

Four of Wales’ leading mass participation sporting event organisations have joined forces for the first time to help chart a safe return for many of the nation’s favourite races. Run4Wales, organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon, Activity Wales Events, who run the global Long Course Weekend series, Always Aim High who organise the Cardiff Triathlon … Continued

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The Importance Of Joint Health And The Role Of Supplements

Healthspan asked experts Valentina Roffi from Sprint Physiotherapy and Healthspan Medical Director Dr. Sarah Brewer for their views on looking after your joints and the role of supplements Looking after your joints is important for everyone, and not just keen runners and the elderly. This is the view of Valentina Roffi, Director at sprintphysio.co.uk: “Joint problems … Continued

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