Sun, sea, and sand provide the backdrop to the Barry Island 10K – which brings a summertime festival of running to the popular seaside resort with a 10K race and family fun run. A firm favourite with runners – renowned for it’s varied and scenic route, unbeatable crowd support and feel-good atmosphere.
The 10K race takes place on fully closed roads with a challenging yet rewarding route showcasing all of the town’s most scenic seaside spots and recognisable landmarks – including Whitmore Bay, the Knap, Romilly Park and Watch House Bay.
A host of children’s activities including a Family Fun Run and Toddler Dash take place along the promenade – giving budding athletes and families a chance to get in on the action.
The event is delivered by Run 4 Wales, the team behind the Cardiff Half Marathon, Newport Wales Marathon & the Run 4 Wales 10K Series.
Time & Location: Sunday 4th August 2019.
Race Pack: A running number will be posted to participants 2 weeks prior to the race.
What’s Included: 10K race entry includes a finishers medal, technical race t-shirt, on-course water station, live bands and entertainment, Event Village facilities and live tracking via the Run 4 Wales app.
Wheelchairs & Buggies: Entry is open to wheelchairs in both the 10K & Family Fun Run. Buggies are only permitted in the Fun Run.
Corporate Challenge: Details of Corporate Packages are availble on the race website.
Elite Entry: Free entries are available for athletes who have achieved the following time in 2018/2019: Sub 32 mins (Men) and Sub 37 mins (Women)