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Swansea University Half Marathon Exceeds Fundraising Goals for Mental Health Support

Staff, students, and friends who participated in this year’s Swansea University Half Marathon have surpassed their fundraising target for a second consecutive year, collecting over £20,000 to enhance mental health care and support. The fundraising total has already exceeded last year’s amount as more donations came in the weeks following the race. Over 5,000 runners

Running in Hot Weather: Your Essential Tips

Running in hot weather can be a challenge, but with the right strategies, you can maintain your performance, stay cool and safe. Here are some essential tips to help you beat the heat while running.  Hydrate properly  Proper hydration is crucial when running in hot conditions, especially if you’re planning an extended run! During your

Shelter Cymru Announced As Headline Charity Partner

Front Runner Events, organisers of the Swansea Half Marathon are excited to announce Shelter Cymru as the the new Headline Charity Partner to the event. The partnership will see Shelter Cymru become the lead charity for the next two years. Last year, Shelter Cymru helped over 22,000 people in housing need across Wales. The charity exists to defend the

Half Marathon Category Results

There were incredible finishing times achieved at the Swansea University Swansea Half Marathon on Sunday (9 June 2024). Congratulations to those top finishers across all age categories! The overall top 3 are listed below followed by age category winners… Female winners pictured left to right: Alice Kelly (3rd place), Emily Marchant (1st place), Sioned Howells (2nd place)

Thousands get set to run from the city to the sea at the 10th edition of the Swansea University Swansea Half Marathon

The excitement is building as the city prepares to welcome athletes from all over the UK and further afield as Wales’ biggest Summer RUNFEST event returns this weekend. The Swansea University Swansea Half Marathon will return for its landmark 10th anniversary event on Sunday (9th June). Starting from outside Swansea Arena, underneath the iconic Copr Bay bridge. The elite wheelchair race will

How To #BeYourBest On Race Day

Everyone wants to be the best version of themselves as they can, especially on race day. So we’ve put together some tactics and tips to help you through those 13.1 miles ahead of the Swansea University Swansea Half Marathon. The time has come for you to run your half marathon…You’ve done your training, tapering and

Temporary Road Closures & Restrictions

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES / RESTRICTIONS SWANSEA UNIVERSITY SWANSEA HALF MARATHON NOTICE 2024 The Swansea Half Marathon is to be held on Sunday 9th June 2024 and will require temporary road closures and traffic restrictions to accommodate the event. SCHEDULE 1: ROAD CLOSURES –SATURDAY 8th June – SUNDAY 9th June 2000 – 1500HRS A4067 – Oystermouth

Freedom Leisure Becomes Headline Sponsor of the Swansea Family Fun Run

The leading fitness and leisure centres across Swansea will partner with Wales’ biggest Summer RUNFEST this June. Front Runner Events, the mass participation race organisers have announced Freedom Leisure will be the headline sponsor of the Swansea Family Fun Run for the next three years.  The fun run will take place on Sunday 9th June and

EasyFundraising – Free cashback for your chosen charity?

Great news – we’ve found a free and easy way for you to raise funds for your charity! Our exciting new partnership with easyfundraising will get you well on the way to reaching your challenge target.  easyfundraising in a nutshell easyfundraising is an online fundraising platform that lets you raise money for your charity through

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