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Entry Re-opens For 1 Week Only!

We are excited to announce we are able to reopen entry to the great Welsh Marathon and Half Marathon Events. There are only LIMITED places available and as a result, entry will be open for 1 week only. We are re-opening because: We know how disappointed some runners are at not getting their entry in

2.6 Challenge

  With the postponement of our own Great Welsh Marathon and JCP Swansea Half Marathon following the same path as thousands of other events across the UK being postponed due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, this is having a destructive impact on the UK Charity sector that could result in many being forced to close. We

How To Train & Run A Half Marathon Safely – #runresponsibly

As difficult as the situation is that we currently find ourselves in, we all want something to set our sights on and take our minds off what’s going on in the World around us.  We all know how important staying active, healthy and fit is and running is a great way to do this for our

Virtual Races Hit New Highs!

The team at Front Runner Events were quick to turn the tables on their event that which was due to take place earlier this month in the beautiful Pembrey Country Park.  As every runner knows there is nothing like the real event, lining up at the start with every other runner who has trained incredibly hard for the

Join The Great Welsh Virtual Races

With the Great Welsh Full & Half Marathons postponed until Sunday 27th September, we know that some of you may not be able to join us. We also know that some of you will want to put all of your training to use now and run the distance you’ve signed up for. As such, we’ve

POSTPONED Great Welsh Marathon and Half Marathon 2020: COVID-19 update

We’ve postponed our event on 5th April With the continued and rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, we’ve seen many events being postponed or cancelled. So, it’s with a heavy heart and utter disappointment that we’re letting you know we also have to do the same and postpone next month’s Great Welsh races. We

COVID-19 Update on Events

As of today (11.03.2020) We (Front Runner Events) are continuing to closely monitor developments relating to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  We currently remain intent on delivering all planned races for the foreseeable future in line with UK Govt advice that there is no rationale to postponing sporting events in Britain because of coronavirus. As such, we are still

The Dos & Don’ts of Running A Marathon!

A marathon is a difficult challenge but running 26.2 miles or over 42km is achievable with the right training, preparation and application. Here’s a handy guide provided by our training partners at realbuzz.com that highlights some the dos and don’ts of running a marathon.   The dos of running a marathon Be positive. – Positivity