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The Healthspan Porthcawl 10K is an exciting addition to the 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 all-new race will take 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 new Family Fun Run, giving budding athletes a chance to take their first footsteps into running.

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Time & Location: Porthcawl Esplanade. The 10K race will start at 10:00am.

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 & Family Fun Run. Buggies are only permitted in the Fun Run.

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

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

Click here for entry fees and registration.


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Run 4 Wales 10K Series More

The race forms part of the Run 4 Wales 10K Series and Healthspan 10 Initiative. The series includes four 10K races with varied courses across 4 unique locations – at the Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run, ABP Newport Wales 10K, Barry Island 10K and the Healthspan Porthcawl 10K.

A limited number of discounted Multi-Event Passes are available for runners looking to sign up to two or more races, and save up to £17. With the discount increasing when you sign up to more events, why not commit to your 2019 fitness and look forward to a world-class experience at a series of our 10K events all year long?

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The Healthspan Porthcawl 10K will take 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 will start and finish in 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 will give 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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Healthspan believe that staying active, eating well and having a positive outlook leads to a long and healthy lifespan.

For over 20 years Healthspan have been supporting the health and wellness of the nation by supplying the highest quality vitamins, supplements and health advice.

Although they advocate that a balanced diet should always come first, exercise increases your body’s nutrient demands, making it difficult to get all the nutrition you need through food alone – especially when you’re on the go.

This is where their health products can play a supporting role.

Learn More: www.healthspan.co.uk

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A host of children’s activities take place alongside the Healthspan Porthcawl 10K.

Families and children will be able to get in on the day’s action with the electrifying Family Fun Run, giving budding athletes a chance to take their first footsteps into running.

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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.

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