Conquer Cardiff Summer 5k 10k 15k and Half Marathon
Sunday at 09:30am18th July, 2021
Bute ParkCoopers Field, Bute Park, Cardiff, CF103DX.
Please note this event has now been postponed due to Covid-19. If you have already registered please note you will receive an email update about the options available to you. Many thanks
About this event
It's time to conquer our 2020 Cardiff Summer 5k, 10k, 15k and Half Marathon and have a morning out with family, friends, or colleagues and be part of this great event. Take on Bute Park. Running around the stunning venue, join us to challenge yourself and meet a load of great people, make new friends and get your Fix!
Every entrant receives full race chip timing, a superb high quality medal to add to your collection, drinks and refreshments on the day and discount offers from us at the Fix as well as from our partners!
The 5k is one lap, the 10k is 2, 15k is 3 and half is just over 4 laps. All runners will get split times for each lap.
Places are limited so get your entry in asap to be part of a great event and a chance to get out running with friends, work colleagues and the family!
CHARITIES AND FUNDRAISING
Please note we are proud to support Kidney Wales. Our goal is to help promote and raise awareness for this charity. You are not required to fundraise for them but if you do that would be amazing otherwise you can also make a donation to this charity when you register with us. Thanks for your support.
Please note the course is path and we recommend road running shoes for this event - The course is flat - 5k is one lap and so on for the additional distances - buggies are ok - wheelchair friendly - note the course may be altered at any point up to event day if necessary
ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
Our Conquer Cardiff Runs kick off at 9.30am
Registration will be open from 8.00am and will close at 9.20am so please arrive nice and early. The event hub is on Coopers Field. Please view the travel and how to get to the event section.
PLEASE NOTE you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event.
Race information will be sent by email pre-event and this will tell you what your race number is so you know where to queue on the day of the event.This can then be printed as your confirmation.
If for any reason you don’t receive this email please note this information will be available for viewing online pre-event and you can then search for your name and race number.
You will be using our Chip on Bib race numbers and it is important these are displayed on your outer garment to ensure 1) We can see your race number when running and 2) To help with the timing system to read your time.
There is carparking in and around the park. Please check on arrival as soon may be pay and display and do your best to arrive with plenty of time to spare as parking may fill up quickly.
Situated at Coopers Field in Bute Park.
This is located next to the registration tents. Please note space is limited so travel as lightly as possible.
The runs will kick off at 9.30am and will take you around Bute Park. We will start gathering you in to the start area at 9.20am. We will have some funky tunes played to get you ready for the challenge that awaits!
There will be marshals around the course to support and encourage you.
Please take care when running around the course as this is public land and local residents will be out and about. Please always stay on the left unless otherwise guided.
AFTER THE EVENT
Everyone will receive a medal and there are also a few trophies that are up for grabs!
You will be able to check out your instant race results.
We look forward to seeing you at our events. Results will go live on our website immediately after the event. If you have any questions regarding the runs, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Get ready to Conquer Cardiff! See you there.
There is no parking within Bute Park so please make sure you plan your journey to arrive with time to spare.
From M4, exit junction 32 and follow the A470 to Cardiff city centre. Please use the city centre car parks or on-street meter parking. There are NCP car parks on Westgate Street and Dumfries Place. Have your Westgate Street ticket validated at the Castle for 20% off. For Sat Nav: Cardiff Castle postcode is CF10 3RB
Cardiff Central Station is located just 10 minutes' walk away. For details of public transport, see Traveline website or call 0871 200 22 33.
Please note Cardiff Bus Station is closed for redevelopment, see details here http://www.traveline.cymru/cardiff-bus-station-closure/
Event Hub Location
The event hub is based at Coopers Field. See visual below.
When do I receive my race pack?
Your race number will be listed on your profile the week of the event. You will receive an email notification when your race number is live in your profile. At this point all race numbers can be found on the event page of the website (half way down the page under Race Information). You will need your race number to register with and to collect your race pack with on event day.
How do I know I am registered?
As soon as you register you will receive an email confirming your entry. You need a unique email address for everyone you register, so that each entrant receives confirmation and details on how to login to their profile. On the confirmation email there will be a link to create your online profile. Please keep an eye on your inbox and in your profile in the lead up to your event as we will send regular newsletters with race day info, race number details and everything you need to know for race day. Your race number will be listed on your profile the week of the event. If you entered via Find a Race or Lets Do This you will receive a confirmation email from them and then another one from us when your entry has been transferred over to our system.
Will I receive race information in the lead up to my event?
Yes we send out email updates prior to your event and you can view all event details, news and offers by logging in to your user profile.
Will I be chipped timed?
Yes all our events (unless otherwise stated) are chip timed!! Your race chip will be on your race number bib which you receive on race day and which must be secured to your outer garment to ensure the chip works correctly.
Can I find the race number list prior to the event?
Yes, your event race list will be online approximately a week prior to your event. Please make a note of your race number and that of friends as you will collect your race pack on the morning of the run.
What happens if I don't receive my race email?
If you don’t receive your race emails it may be because the wrong email address was inputted or the race email went in to your junk mail so please do check your junk mail carefully! All your race information is stored in your online profile and your race number will also be listed here the week of the event. Please login to check all your information. If you have forgotten your password, login with the email you used to sign up with and then request a new password. All race day information will also be on the event page of the website and a race listing with your race number will be online the week of the event.
Can I cancel/transfer/get a refund if I can't take part?
You can cancel up to 14 days before the event and receive a 60% refund. Unfortunately after 14 days we cannot refund. You can transfer to another Fix Event (£5 transfer fee applies) if giving at least 7 days notice ahead of event day. After this point we can not make any changes to the race data and transferring to another event is not possible. Please email email@example.com to action a refund or transfer. You also have the option to transfer your place to someone else right up to event day itself. The new runner will simply need to register on your race number and then see our race timing crew, Results Base and they will make the change in entry detail then.
Do you have any age restrictions / can children take part?
Absolutely! We typically allow children of all ages to take part in all our events (unless specific information is given for a set event). Please note that children remain the responsibility of their parents/guardian throughout our events. If the parent/guardian is satisfied the child/children can confidently run 5k or 10k unaccompanied they may do so, with a parent/guardian remaining onsite at all times.
What do I get for taking part?
Full race chip timing with instant results at the event, a cool medal, drinks, snacks, trophies for winners and an all round highly professional and fun event to be part of.
Can I Enter a team?
Absolutely! Get as many friends, family or colleagues together and run as a team. You are not required to run together and each person will receive their own time however it's just fun to run under a team name.
Can I run with a buggy?
Yes this is typically ok for most locations however please check the run route course as some locations can be a mix of path, trail, grass so not always suitable for running with a buggy. Also please try and stay to the left as much as possible to give room for other runners. (this is allowed at running events but not triathlon, please see last faq for more info)
Can I volunteer to marshal at the event?
Absolutely! If you miss out on a place or just want to help out on the day and marshal that would be great. We need as much help as possible to ensure we can give runners the best experience possible and that includes plenty of marshals on the course, helping with registration, bag storage, water stations, handing out medals and general event support. Typical volunteer hours are from 8am until around 12pm and all volunteers will get drinks, snacks and a free entry to any Fix Event!! Please get in touch by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We would welcome you to join our team.
Can I walk / do you have a cut off time to complete the event in?
We typically have a cut off time of 1.5 hours to complete the race from when the event starts. Walking part of a 5k event is typically fine but the 10k races are mostly for running (with a bit of walking/jogging if necessary!). If doing a virtual run you have the luxury of completing your event anytime, anywhere and for however long throughout the given event period!
Can I run with my dog/are you canicross friendly
Yes, we love too see dogs running with their owners! Please ensure your dog is on a short lead/harness and that you are careful on the course and respect other runners and park users.
Can I wear headphones?
Yes we do allow this but please note it is your responsibility to make sure you can hear what's going on around you when running, including marshals and general public. Please keep the volume at a level whereby you can hear any important announcements that may be made. (this is allowed at running events but not triathlon, please see last faq for more info)
Do I have to fundraise for the charity you are supporting?
You are not required to fundraise but if you choose to that would make a huge difference to the charity, whatever amount you raise. You can fundraise for any charity of your choice.
How do I view my race day photos?
A few teaser photos will be posted on our Facebook page the day or the day after the event: https://www.facebook.com/thefixevents Approx 1 or 2 days post event all photographs will be available to purchase here: www.wildman-media.com You can search by name or race number and purchase individual photos or as a photo bundle containing all of your race images. You can also save even more money by pre-ordering a bundle of all your race photographs prior to the event. For full details visit: https://www.wildman-media.com and / or contact email@example.com.
When do online entries close/can I register on the day?
Unless the event sells out, we typically close online entries 5 days ahead of event day. We generally have on the day entries available. These are allocated on a first come, first served basis. To secure a place aim to be with us at least 45-60 minutes ahead of the first race starting. Please come to the On The Day Registration gazebo and we will get you signed up there. It is typically £20 for the 5k and £25 for the 10k in cash on the day.
What are the rules for triathlon running
When taking part in any of our triathlons running with buggies, running with dogs and running with headphones are not allowed as sanctioned under British Triathlon ruling.