Toddler Dash
Sat 30 Sep 2023 Cardiff, South Glamorgan, UK

Cardiff Half Marathon Weekend | Toddler Dash

A fun 50m dash aimed at children aged three and under as part of the Cardiff Half Marathon weekend.

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  • Sat 30 Sep 2023
  • Entries close today
City Hall, Cardiff

Toddler Dash



Age up to 3

  • 50 m road running


Recognised by World Athletics as one of the best half marathons in the world and a member of the global SuperHalfs series, Cardiff Half is now one of Europe’s most prestigious half marathons attracting 27,500 runners of all abilities alongside world-class athletes. Starting at the castle, the half marathon route takes in city landmarks before crossing the barrage and heading to Cardiff Bay on a mostly flat course.


  • A World Athletics Elite Road Race

    The only half marathon in the UK to have this credential.

  • Part of the SuperHalfs series

    A prestigious global series of half marathons including Lisbon, Prague, Copenhagen and Valencia.

  • UK's second-largest half marathon

    Following the Great North Run, and attracting 27,500 runners.

  • Iconic landmarks, historic buildings and beautiful scenery

    Flat routes feature the castle, marina and the very exciting Cardiff Bay barrage!

  • Weekend festival for all

    Runners' Village, live music throughout and huge spectator support.

This event is part of Cardiff Half Marathon Weekend.

Event details

  • Buggy friendly
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Fancy dress
  • Spectators
  • Teams
  • Traders at event
  • Wheelchair users


The event offers a full weekend of activities, with a host of family-friendly activities at Saturday’s Cardiff Half Junior preceding Sunday’s half marathon.

Event village

Event Village on City Hall Lawns is the perfect place to meet fellow runners, say good luck to loved ones, leave baggage safely stowed in the baggage tents and make your way to the start line before the race. It’s also the perfect place to to relax at the end of the race and reunite with friends and supporters.

Relax, recuperate and celebrate your success with a well deserved post-race massage.

Once you’ve had your soothing massage and you’re feeling a little livelier, you can also enjoy the best of our live music stage and entertainment programme.

Win accessories and prizes, browse Official race merchandise or check out footwear and accessories from HOKA, and for any queries about the race, the Event Information Desk is there to help.

Get involved with a number of interactive come and try sports or visit one of our sponsors and charities who will be showcasing their products, services and causes.


  • Bag storage
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Changing facilities
  • Coast
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Paid parking
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Urban

Event HQ

Cardiff Castle
Castle Street
South Glamorgan
CF10 3RB

Tuck into some tasty street food or kick back with a well deserved celebratory drink – with a wide choice of vendors to choose from. 


  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Marshals
  • Traffic free


  • Carbon offset
  • Public transport links
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability policy

With a socially responsible business model at the core, Run 4 Wales delivers ambitiously green, sustainable and low impact events.

Sustainability policy

  • Reduce plastic use including plastic-free goody bags
  • Minimise waste
  • Avoid unsustainable materials including medals made from recycled materials
  • Achieve 90% recycling rate
  • Carbon off-setting initiative
  • Educational and behavioural change in the office and at the events themselves
  • Encourage sustainable travel
  • Reduce litter in the local environment

What's included


  • An adorable mini CHM Junior race number to wear on the day
  • A commemorative finishers sticker


  • Age up to 3
  • Entries open
  • Race pack by post
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Adults who wish to accompany their children during the Fun Run (under 8s must be accompanied) but do not wish to receive finishers items or an official result can purchase a cheaper ‘accompanying adult’ entry for £3.

2023 details and fees to be confirmed.

Entry fees

Junior entry fee


Entry fee


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