07 July 2024

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The Ogi Porthcawl 10K is an exciting race in the seaside town known for its surf, sports and coastal walks.

A summertime hotspot for both locals and visitors – Porthcawl is renowned for shining under the sun.

The race takes place on closed-roads, taking in a number of landmarks and stunning seaside spots including Rest Bay, Trecco Bay, Coney Bay, the picturesque town centre, historic Grand Pavillion and the iconic Porthcawl Lighthouse.

A host of other sporting activities for families and children will also be included in the day’s action – including an electrifying Fun Run, Toddler Dash and competitive Future Challengers race, giving budding athletes a chance to take their first footsteps into running.

Race Day Info More

Time & Location: Porthcawl Esplanade, Sunday 7 July 2024. The 10K race will start at 10:00am. Junior races commence from 12:00.

Race Pack: A running number will be posted to participants within a week of the event.

What’s Included: 10K race entry includes a finishers medal, technical race t-shirt, on-course water station, pacers in every start wave, Event Village facilities and live tracking via the Run 4 Wales app.

Wheelchairs & Buggies: Entry is open to wheelchairs in both the 10K & Fun Run. Buggies are only permitted in the Fun Run.

Team Challenge: Click here to find out more about our Team Challenge Packages.

Elite Entry: Click here for more information on qualifying times and prize money.

Click here for entry fees and registration.


8-year-old boy shows true sportsmanship at Ogi Jogi Junior Race

An eight-year-old boy from Cardiff went above and beyond to help a fellow racer take part in the U11’s Future Challengers event at the Ogi Porthcawl 10K on Sunday. When little Charlie Evans, eight, began getting nervous at the start line, the Run 4 Wales team asked if any of the participants would be happy

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R4W 10K Series More

The Ogi Porthcawl 10K forms part of the Run 4 Wales 10K Series, an exciting series of 10K road races hosted across four unique locations in South Wales, delivered by R4W.

With the discount increasing when you sign up to more events, why not commit to your fitness this year and look forward to a world-class experience at a series of our 10K events all year long?

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The Course More

The Ogi Porthcawl 10K takes place on fully closed-roads and has been devised by Race Director and double Olympic marathon runner Steve Brace, who has intimate knowledge of the local area.

The race starts and finishes with a festival atmosphere outside the historic Porthcawl Pavilion on the Promenade and will showcase the very best of the seaside town.

Runners will be treated to panoramic views across Newton Bay, Trecco Bay, Sandy Bay as they race through Trecco Bay Holiday Park and Coney Beach Pleasure Park, before setting off on the second-half of their 10K journey.

Live music gives the mass race a much needed boost through the heart of the town’s shopping district on John Street. As they conclude their 10K journey, runners will be treated to views of Rest Bay before the famous Porthcawl Lighthouse comes into view to signal a sprint finish along the Promenade.


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Ogi Jogi Junior Races More


The Ogi Porthcawl 10K Junior offers the whole family an exciting opportunity to get involved with the Porthcawl 10K after the main races have got underway.

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Best known for traditional seaside fun on lovely family beaches, Porthcawl is also a town with a fascinating history. It falls within the county of Bridgend – home to legendary family adventures.