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 month of October 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 & Berlin Marathon’s … 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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ABP BARRY ISLAND 10K POSTPONED: YOUR OPTIONS

Dear Runners, We have been closely monitoring the situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and the guidance issued by the Government, whilst making arrangements to ensure a safe race day experience should the ban on major public events be lifted ahead of Sunday 2 August. It is now clear that although restrictions on movement and social … Continued

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Introducing Four-In-One Healthspan Wales 10K Series Medals!

A unique prize will be up for grabs for the dedicated runners who complete all four legs of the 2020 Healthspan Wales 10K Series. The thousands of participants who have signed up to run at four iconic South Wales locations will receive a one-off bespoke medal for each event that interlock with the others to … Continued

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10 Things To Look Out For In The 2020 Healthspan Wales 10K Series

2020 will see over 15,000 runners take part in the Healthspan Wales 10K Series, taking them on 10K journeys in Cardiff Bay, Newport, Porthcawl and Barry Island. The four races give runners a chance to stay fit all year round and enjoy four unique race day experiences. There’s plenty to see across the series, which … Continued

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Healthspan Wales 10K Series Dates Announced!

The dates of the four races of the 2020 Healthspan Wales 10K Series races have have been revealed. Entries are now on sale as the popular quartet of 10K races returns to four iconic locations across South Wales. Runners can secure their place at each of the events or save with Multi-Event Ticket offer. Almost … Continued

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ABP Barry Island 10K returns bigger and better

The ABP Barry Island 10K brought a festival of running back to the summertime hotspot as more than 3,000 participants laced up their trainers to make second edition of the race another emphatic success. A total of 2,844 runners and even more supporters packed the promenade to watch the sold-out field take on the scenic … Continued

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