Porthkerry 5 Mile Trail Race

This event hosted the 2015 Welsh (short) Trail Running Championships.

The Porthkerry 5 is brought to you by Penarth and Dinas Runners.

A 5 mile, traffic free, multi-terrain race, held entirely within the Porthkerry Country Park near Barry, with stunning views across the Bristol Channel and Glamorganshire Heritage Coast.

Date: Sunday 10 May 2015
Start Time: 10am
Location: Porthkerry Country Park, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan CF62 3BY

In 2014 competitors said;

"...a course that's just challenging enough..."

"...great organisation, superb and very enthusiastic marshals and a very scenic, varied and challenging course..."

"...suitable for all runners with PB potential for the experienced..."

"...I'll definitely be back next year!..."

Entry Fees:

  • £9 - Welsh Athletics Registered Participants
  • £11 - Non-registered Participants
  • £12 - Entry on the Day (if places still available)


Awards will be given to the first three male and female finishers and the first male and female finisher in veteran and super veteran categories. There will also be awards for the first male and female Parkwood Leisure ‘Expressions’ members.

The 2015 event will also host the Welsh Trail Championships (Short).

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

  • WAG
  • SCW
  • UKA