Our Events


To enter our events check out the events page for more details! We try to make every event suitable for all!


Get in touch with us today with any questions, or if you have a suggestion for an event!


We try to encourage runners to raise funds for charities, we also try to allow areas for charities to raise money during the event. If you want to get a charity place for your charity, get in touch!

Up coming events

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Administration, Promotions & Events Officer

Administration, Promotions & Events Officer This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy To apply visit this link. Employer Name: Achieving Fitness Ltd, Cardiff Type of vacancy: Jobs Growth Wales Location: Cardiff Closing Date: 10/12/2017 Vacancy ID: 38764 Pay: National Minimum wage for age Hours of Work: 35 hours per week Start Date: 11/12/2017 Age Range:

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Black Friday Sale – Season Pass!

Black Friday Sale – Season Pass! This is a crazy offer but to save you from going to the supermarket and getting into a brawl, sit down at home, get the card out and take advantage of the ultimate black Friday deal for any runner in South Wales! WARNING – sales end midnight Friday 24th

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Light up Christmas Run

Light up Christmas Run END OF SEASON LIGHT UP RUN! Light up events are inviting you along to the FINAL run of 2017! Come and take part in a 5k run at Cardiff Bay, dressed in your finest Christmas fancy dress, running at night with glow sticks! This is a small scale run with very

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Season Pass 2018

Season Pass 2018 With new venues, revamped routes, more runs and more fun than you can shake a stick at, we are looking forward to the 2018 season! Beer run, valentines run, heroes and villains, or light up runs, we have a run for everyone! Want to save money and have access to all of our

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Light up Cardiff 20.10.17 Gallery

Our photos are now live on Facebook, so check them out on our facebook page by clicking here. Alternatively, look down..  

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Cardiff Beer run!

Cardiff Beer Run! You cant run and drink beer.. Hold….my…beer…. check out this event! Some run for glory. Others for the medal. Many for their own personal challenges. But there are those who want a damn good reason to run! How about … beer?! Here at Light up Events we want to give you the

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Mumbles Heroes and Villains run

Mumbles Heroes and Villains run on 6 August 2017! After such a success at Barry Island we launch the Mumbles Heroes and Villains run! Choose the side of good or evil, grab your cape and running shoes and head to Mumbles to take on the 2.4 or 5k challenge! (If you fancy a 10k you can

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Barry Island Race Pack!

Barry Island Heroes and Villains 5km Fun Run   Dear runner Thank you for signing up and choosing to run with us next week. Here is your event day pack. Below is all the information you need for next week’s event. Please take the time to read this and familiarise yourself with the route to

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June Sale

We have a June Sale! Why not come along to the Barry Island 5km Run on 9th July? We are offering 10% off if you use the code JuneSale during checkout on our eventbrite pages! The run will be a lot of fun and we are looking to sell out! So get involved, grab some

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Wales Running Events

Wales Running Events What’s on in Wales this year for Runners and fitness enthusiasts alike? Take a look at our top picked events, with variety for all, from running at night, being a super hero or throwing some coloured powder around there is plenty to do! Light up Llanelli – 17th May, visit Llanelli on

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Barry Island 5k Hero V Villain Run!

Hero Vs Villain run held at Barry Island on 9th July 2017. We are really enjoying the feedback we are getting for Wales’ very first Super hero vs Villains 5k run held at Barry Island beach on July 9th! Choose the side of good or evil, grab your cape and running shoes and head to Barry

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5k Colour Splash

5k Colour Splash!!! The 5k colour splash is an amazing event where you can run, walk or roll your way around a 5k course, while passing our colour stations booming with music, where our volunteers will splash you with different colour powders. Expect music, fun, dancing, and a great atmosphere! You don’t need to be

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Light up Llanelli

Light up Llanelli SOSPAN FACH! Friday 10th November 2017 Light up Events are PROUD to launch the Light up Llanelli event! As our home town we CAN’T wait to see hundreds of runners getting together for a great run! Following our succesful event earlier this year we want to give runners a second chance to

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Light up Mumbles

Light up Mumbles Picture this: Mumbles at sunset, hundreds of runners don their flashing lights and take to the cycle path, running a 5k or 10k taking in the fantastic views of mumbles at night, while raising funds for charities! This is a limited event with a restriction on places! Runners will receive a medal

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Light up Cardiff

Are you ready to Light up Cardiff? Coming March 2017 we are hosting the AWESOME event which takes runners across the bay, lighting up the bay along their route! This is a great event and we are so excited to see you there! Use the EventBrite form below to register your interest and find out

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