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New Year – why not take on the Caerphilly 10k challenge? Residents looking for a New Year challenge should look no further than the Caerphilly 10k – with over 200 people already having signed up to take on the ever popular annual event. The Caerphilly 10k returns on Sunday 19th June – and entry prices are frozen until 31st January! The event, which is the third most popular 10k event in Wales, just behind Cardiff and Swansea, attracted close to 2,000 participants last year, and leads participants in and around Caerphilly town centre – passing local landmarks including the Tommy Cooper statue along the way and offering great views of the wonderful castle. Also returning is the Caerphilly 2k run, offering younger runners a chance to get involved in this timed event. Participants must be at least 8 on the day of the event in order to participate. Entry fees are £16.50 for unaffiliated entrants, £14.50 for affiliated/Welsh Athletics entrants, £14.50 for concessions (over 60’s and wheelchair users) and £6.50 for 2k runners. All fees include booking fee and transaction charges. Cllr Nigel George said, “The Caerphilly 10k continues to be one of our most popular events, and has grown substantially in popularity since the inaugural event in 2013. It is an event which attracts people from right across the country to participate and really helps to showcase all that Caerphilly has to offer to people from far and wide. It was wonderful to see so many people taking on the challenge last year, and whether participants have the aim of putting in a good time, raising money for good causes…
Caerphilly 10k – Registration now open! Registration is now open for a new ten kilometre road run being organised for the first time this summer! Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced plans to hold the first ever Caerphilly 10k run on Sunday 23rd June. The 6.2mile course will lead participants in and around the town centre, with the start and finishing line located in the shadow of Caerphilly Castle. The proposal has been developed by Caerphilly County Borough Council and is supported by Welsh Athletics, Sport Wales. More details about the route will be announced by the council in the near future. Registration costs £10 for over 15s (plus an online processing fee of £1.50), £8 for affiliated runners (plus an online processing fee of £1.50) and £8 for over 60s (plus an online processing fee of £1.50). To sign up, it’s easy! Simply go to to book a place on the run.