Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about The Wales Marathon? 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.
Will there be timing chips?
Yes - Timing chips are located on your bib and must be pinned to the front of your chest.
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 4 weeks prior to the event.
Will there be drink stations on the route?
Yes - there will be a feed station every 3 miles. 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, 16+ for Half Marathon and 18+ for Full Marathon.
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.
Can i Transfer, Defer or Refund My Entry?
Please see http://www.activitywalesevents.com/transfers-refunds-and-deferrals/ for all answers regarding transfer, deferrals and refunds.