FAQS - Great Welsh Marathon Events
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Yes – Your entry into the Event is transferable, meaning that another person can compete in the Event under your competitor number in your place should you wish to Transfer. The deadline to transfer is the 16th February 2025. You are responsible for the transfer, which can be completed via the Eventrac Members Hub and there is a minimum charge of at least £10 (plus admin fees) to be paid by the transferee. Please note, you will not receive a refund from us for your original booking and if the transfer to an Event is of a higher value, you will incur a fee to the value of the difference in costs. In the event You are found to have transferred your race entry to another person, without following the Event procedure your race number will be disqualified from the Event.

Yes – You are able to transfer your entry into another Front Runner Event, you will not be subject to a fee and you will not receive a refund. All transfers can be done via your Eventrac Members Hub and any difference in entry cost will need to be paid by you. The deadline for an event-to-event transfer is: 16th February 2025. In the event you are found to have transferred your race entry to another person, without following the event procedure, your number will be disqualified from the race and jeopardise entry at future races.

Yes – you can defer your entry if you are injured, have a medical condition or are pregnant or postpartum, which is preventing you from taking part. Your entry can be deferred once and into the subsequent year’s event and must be completed by 12th March 2025. You will need to email us and will be asked to provide proof of injury/medical/maternity note. A deferral fee of £12 (+ bf) will be applicable once your application to defer has been approved. Once approved a registration form MUST be completed to confirm your entry into the subsequent year’s event.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds. This is due to the costs associated with the preparation and planning of the event. However, if you purchased the Refund Protect ‘Ticket Protection’ at point of entry you can find more information about making your claim here. Ticket Protection is a stand-alone Agreement between You and Refund Protect. Front Runner Events cannot assist with any claims or enquiries in respect of this.

Brecon Carreg water stops will be available on the course.

Race packs will be posted out to you approximately 2 weeks prior to Race Day. Your race pack contains your race number with integrated timing chip, along with safety pins.

No – there will be no entry or registration on the day for half marathon or marathon.

Yes, there is a cut off time of 4 hours for the Half and 6 hours for the Full.

Yes, there will be toilets located throughout the course.

St John Cymru Wales will be in attendance across the entirety of the route and for the duration of the event.

Yes, you will need to contact them directly for a fundraising pack.

Running in fancy dress is welcomed, however if your outfit is likely to impede other runners please contact info@frontrunnerevents.co.uk

We do not actively promote the wearing of headphones however should you wish to do so please wear one ear bud to allow you to listen to all race briefing information.

The race start & finish is located in Pembrey Country Park (SA16 0EJ).

Yes, parking will be available close to the start and finish area. Details of parking will be sent out to all runners in the Race Day Guide close to Race Day.

The Full Marathon will start at 9.00am* and the Half Marathon will start at 9.30am*. Please note, all runners must be parked at Pembrey Country Park by 8.30am, regardless of event distance. *Start times are subject to change based on conditions on the day of the event

Yes, you can. You will need to login to your members hub to make this change, the latest date you can do this is the 15th February 2024. This will allow for the correct race packs to be sent with the correct timing chip and bib.

You can order an iTab when you register for our race and up to 1 week after the event. To order yours after registration CLICK HERE. Any queries on your iTab order can be sent to info@mysportingtimes.com

The course is very flat, for more information on the elevation profile CLICK HERE. 

  • Is there an age restriction?
  • Yes to participate in the virtual events you must be 18 or over to register.
  • Can I run further than the distance?
  • Yes, you can run more than the specified distance, but recommend you record only slightly over the distance e.g. 13.2 miles.
  • Do I earn loyalty points for taking part in the virtual event?
  • Yes, you will earn 25 loyalty points for taking part.
  • Can I walk it?
  • Yes, you can walk, run or jog the distance in your own time.
  • Do I have to run it all in one go?
  • No, you can submit multiple runs that make up the distance.
  • What is the timeframe to submit evidence?
  • You have 2 weeks after the race date to submit your evidence to your Eventrac members hub.
  • Will my time be shown on a leaderboard?
  • Yes, there is a leaderboard on Eventrac and Strava which will show your finishing time.