Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about the Wales 5K? No problem – simply look through our frequently asked questions below, and hopefully you’ll find the info you need.
Will there be timing chips?
Yes - Timing chips are on your bib and must be pinned to the front of your chest.
When is the closing date for Registration?
The closing date will be as close as possible to the event, in order to make final event arrangements. This date will be published closer to the time, but as a rough guide, last year it was 4 weeks before the event.
Will there be drink stations on the route?
No - as this is a shorter run, there will be no water or feed stations. However, if you would like to carry any energy gels to keep you going, please feel free to do so.
Is there a minimum age for runners?
Yes - the minimum age is 11 years for The Wales 5k.
Is the run mainly on roads or is it multi-terrain?
The route is on fully-closed roads, with some spectacular Pembrokeshire scenery. If you'd like to view the route, please click here.
Is The Wales 5k extremely competitive or can people of all abilities take part?
We have runners of varying ability and experience taking part - for some it is their first race, while we will also have experienced runners.