Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about The Wales Sportive? No problem – simply look through our frequently asked questions below, and hopefully you’ll find the info you need.
Do I have to be a member of a club to enter?
No - The Wales Marathon is open to all club and non-club runners. However, if you are affiliated to a club, you will get a small discount.
Will there be timing chips?
Yes - it needs to be worn on your left ankle and will be issued at Registration.
When is the closing date for Registration?
The closing date will be as close as possible to the event, in order to make final event arrangements. This date will be published closer to the time, but as a rough guide, last year it was 2 weeks before the event.
Will there be drink stations on the route?
Yes - there are two stations on the route at about 3km and 6km in. However, if you would like to carry any energy gels to keep you going, please feel free to do so.
Is there a minimum age for runners?
Yes - the minimum age is 14+ years for The Wales 10k
Is the run mainly on roads or is it multi-terrain?
The route is on fully-closed roads, with some spectacular Pembrokeshire scenery. If you'd like to view the route, please click here.
Is The Wales 10k extremely competitive or can people of all abilities take part?
We have runners of varying ability and experience taking part - for some it is their first race, while we will also have experienced runners.