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Location

The Caerphilly 10k will take place around Caerphilly Castle and Caerphilly town. The Caerphilly 2k will take place around the start/finish zone at Caerphilly Castle.

Event Timetable

8.00am Baggage and changing facilities open
9.10am 2k entrants assemble
9.15am 2k start time
9.30am Warm up activities
9.45am 10k starting assembly line open
10.00am 10k start time

Directions

Exit Junction 32 of M4, take the A470 then A468 and follow the signs for Caerphilly.

Public Transport

Caerphilly Town will host the Caerphilly 10k run on Sunday 19 June 2016. As a result there will be some disruption to buses from the start of service until 1200 as follows:

Firstly, Caerphilly Interchange and bus stops at Southgate Square, Castle Entrance and Ton-y-felin Chapel will not be in use until after 1200.

Before 1200 all buses on routes 26, 50, B5, C16, A, B & C will use the bus stop at Castle Court Bandstand instead of the Interchange and resume their routes at Piccadilly Square or Bedwas Road.

In addition some services are also diverted as follows: -

Bus Service changes due to Caerphilly 10k (Caerphilly CBC website)

Useful contact details

  • National Rail Enquiries - 08457 484950
  • Traveline Cymru           - 0871 200 22 33
  • National Express          - 08717 818178

Parking

There are car parks within the town centre in close proximity to the starting line, including the Caerphilly Park and Ride, Crescent Road, St Martin's School, Twyn Car Park (Restricted exit until Route is opened to the public following the run) and Aber Railway Station.

If using any of the town centre car parks you are advised to reach them prior to 09:00 to allow time for the implementation of the road closures that will be in place for the event.

Caerphilly 10k parking map

Coach Parking

The town's main coach park is located off Crescent Road, which is a 2 minute walk from the start of the race.

Road Closures

In order to ensure the event runs safely there will need to be a number of road closures put in place. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused to local residents and businesses.

Please see below for the Caerphilly 10k route which outlines the extent and timings of the road closures.

Residents on Van Road and Pontygwindy Road in Caerphilly are reminded that parking restrictions will be in place on the morning of Sunday 18th June to allow the Caerphilly 10k to proceed safely. Cones will be placed along both routes on Saturday evening and residents are requested to find alternative parking arrangements between 8:30 and midday on Sunday 18th June.

Please note that Crescent Road is partially closed from Nantgarw Road to the junction of Heol Trecastell estate from 6am to 1pm and fully closed between 9am and 1pm. Vehicular access will be restricted during this period, except for emergency services vehicles attended emrgency calls.

Road closures map (PDF)

Toilets

Temporary toilets will be available at the start / finish line to complement the permanent toilets near Caerphilly Railway Station at the top end of Caerphilly town centre and below the VisitCaerphilly Centre at the lower end of the town centre.

Refreshments

The town centre is host to a number of high quality public houses, cafes and food outlets. (Please check for details of Sunday opening hours)

http://www.visitcaerphilly.com

Accommodation

Caerphilly County Borough provides a wide choice of accommodation, from luxury hotels to bed and breakfasts and guest houses to suit all tastes and budgets.
http://www.visitcaerphilly.com

For sponsorship and corporate enquiries please contact:

Events Team
Business Enterprise Support
Tredomen Business & technology Centre
Tredomen Park
Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7FN

Telephone: (01443) 866390
Email:10k@caerphilly.gov.uk