As a runner being able to grab an opportunity to take part in as many running events is like winning every time in itself. While many of the runners don’t always run just so they can win the marathons, there are some of the avid runners who take their passion with a competitive streak. Some people run just so they can wear their fancy running outfits, while some run for a cause. Wales is a gorgeous place that runners call paradise for a reason. The hilly terrain and the spectacular courses are a treat for every level of a runner in you. Here are six amazing half-marathons that you can take part in, in Wales this year.
- The Hoka Winter Trail
This half marathon is completely marked and marshaled. The tracks and trails are stunning and situated in the Margam Country Park. The trail extends into the upper forests from there. As a runner, you are bound to lobe the views and the fantastic forests that you will encounter on your trail.
- Village Bakery Wrexham
This half marathon starts at the Wrexham AAC clubhouse and is a classic faced marathon. It is on a flat trail that is chip timed and is very popular with avid runners. Expect to find some serious competition at this marathon with people competing with distance and speed to get to the finish line. The marathon is not for the faint hearted.
- Wrexham Running Festival
Wrexham has alot of running festivals, and the town centre for the running festival plays host to throngs of people who come forward to cheer an energetic bunch of runners. The course is fast and is highly motivating for those who wish to participate in the running festival. There are different distances that are offered on the trail. The trains and courses are different as well. A sure-fire way to have a good time, hitting the tarmac.
Are you one of those who wouldn’t mind a 13.1-mile rural run, then the Merthyr half-marathon is for you. Run from the college and into the countryside, experiencing some beautiful views and expanses of trails. Expect to have an exhausting day with set up of care facilities at the start and end of the race to help you through.
- Great Welsh Marathon
If you are a visitor in wales or even a local who enjoys running, then you should experience the Great Welsh Marathon. The marathon is the oldest marathon in all of Wales and follows the Magnificant Coastal Path. The trail is flat and filled with many friendly runners. Every participant who finishes the marathon is given a medal and a T-shirt.
- Endurance Life
If you are a runner who likes the cliffs and an element of danger when running, then the Pembrokeshire trail is the one that you will need to experience. The sandy bays are the best, and the coves are a mystery for every runner. The villages are picturesque and a dazzling part of the marathon. The marathon is an endurance tester too.