Ty Hafan

run or walk for tŷ hafan

run for ty hafan

Training for and taking on an organised running or walking event is a great way to get fit and have fun! But have you thought about fundraising for Tŷ Hafan whilst your doing it?
Not signed up to anything yet but want to challenge yourself and do something you never thought you could? Then why not have a browse at the running events that are happening near you!

find your perfect running event

South East Wales

Newport Marathon & 10k 24 October 2021

Our charity spaces for this event have sold out but if you're already taking part then why not choose to run for us? Click here to find out more.

Celtic Trail Races 18 December 2021

The Celtic Ultra is a 32 mile linear route from Margam to Dare Valley County Park. The Celtic Trail 20 Race is a 20 mile linear route from Afon Argoed Forest to Dare Valley County Park. The Celtic Trail Half Marathon is a 13 mile linear route from Resolven to Dare Valley Park. Click here to find out more.

Cardiff Half Marathon 27 March 2022

We're stepping up our involvement with this fantastic event by taking 100 charity places for 2020 (event now postponed to 27 March 2022) which are sold out. Our free spaces are being offered in return for raising £300 in sponsorship and we'll provide you with lots of support in the lead up to and on the day of the event! Including free pizza as standard :) Click here to find out more about our charity spaces.

Vale of Glamorgan Coastal Trail Race 10 mile, Ultra or Vale Trail, 9 April 2022

The Ultra route follows the Wales Coastal Path, almost entirely on trail. It hugs the clifftop passing numerous hidden and rugged bays all the way to the splendid beach side resort of Ogmore-by-sea.

The 18.5 mile race starts at 10.30 at in the shadow of the viaduct at Porthkerry Park, Barry, joining the Ultra route on the seashore at Porthkerry.

The 10 mile route starts at 10.30 and joins both the 32 and 18 mile routes as they pass across Llantwit beach. Click here to find out more.

Cardiff Bay 10k 22 May 2022

Set in the heart of Cardiff’s historic Bay, the Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run is a flat, fast and friendly event for all ages and abilities. 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. Click here to find out more

The Great Welsh Ultra 200km fell running 28 May 2022

A single stage foot-race of 200km, with 5445m height gain, and a 44 hour cut-off. The route starts in Machynlleth, an historic town that was once the administrative capital of Wales, a spectacular route along National Trails, peaceful rivers, remote hills, mountains and villages. Click here to find out more.

Porthcawl 10k 03 July 2022

The Healthspan Porthcawl 10K will take place on closed-roads, taking in a number of landmarks and stunning seaside spots including Rest Bay, Trecco Bay, Coney Bay, the picturesque town centre, historic Grand Pavillion and the iconic Porthcawl Lighthouse.  Click here to find out more.

Barry Island 10k August 2022

Sun, sea, and sand provide the backdrop to the Barry Island 10K – which brings a summertime festival of running to the popular seaside resort with a 10K race and family fun run. A firm favourite with runners – renowned for it’s varied and scenic route, unbeatable crowd support and feel-good atmosphere. Click here to view our charity spaces.

Cardiff Met 10k 04 September 2022

This race route is fun, flat and fast – perfect for setting a personal best. Starting and finishing in the heart of Cardiff’s historic Civic Centre, our 10K route takes runners past some of Cardiff’s iconic landmarks including: Cardiff City Hall, The National Museum of Wales, Cardiff Castle, The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and both Principality and Swalec stadium. Click here to find out more about our charity spaces.

West Wales

The Wales Half Marathon 03 July 2022

Discover the only fully closed road marathon in Wales. Set in the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Park it's a stunning event culminating in our famous red carpet finish. Sign Up

Mid Wales

Freedom 10 & 20 Miler and Fun Run 06 March 2022

The run starts and finishes at the Queensway Stadium in Wrexham and features fast 20 mile & 10 mile courses. Routes are run on paths/pavements and country lanes. All routes have great PB potential! Sign Up

North Wales

ring of fire

Ring O' Fire September 2022

Ring O' Fire is a coastal ultra marathon which takes runners on an extraordinary 135 mile journey around the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The epic foot race is staged over three consecutive days and follows the rugged and spectacular Anglesey Coastal Path. Sign Up


London Landmarks Half Marathon 03 April 2022

London's central half marathon through Westminster and the City.

The event is not your average half marathon! From cultural landmarks and heritage to the city's quirky and hidden secrets, runner get to explore the capital on a route like no other!

The race starts by The Strand, finishes by Downing Street and has fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye. Click here to find out more.


  • Ironman Wales - 11 September 2022. Click here for more information. 
  • Welsh Long Course Weekend - 01-03 July 2022. Click here for more information.

There are also lots of great running events you can take part in all over the UK and overseas. Visit Runners World for a full list

fundraise the easy way

Running in an event? Then create an online giving page at Just Giving and let everyone know about it.