Over three and a half thousand people took to the streets of Cardiff on Sunday 9th September for the Cardiff 10k, breaking the race record.

Race organisers, Kidney Wales have announced that entry figures have smashed previous totals. Over 3000 highly motivated runners and fundraisers took part in the Cardiff 10K race, whilst more than 500 participated in the family 2K fun run, helping to raise tens of thousands of pounds for worthy causes across Wales.

The race started and finished at Cardiff’s iconic King Edward VII Avenue at the heart of the City’s Civic Centre, the flat fast paced course took runners through the historic Bute Park and Castle Grounds of the Welsh Capital.

Welsh television personality Matt Johnson sounded the starting horn for competitors and then quickly hopped off the podium to run the 10k race circuit himself!

Speaking about his involvement with the Cardiff 10k, Matt commented: “I have run the Cardiff 10k a few times and I’m always really happy to support such an inspirational and worthwhile cause. The atmosphere is always fantastic and it was an honour to be asked to start the event.

“Next year I will be back and I’ll most definitely be faster!”

This year there were a record number of corporate team entries involved with 114 teams registered. Some of the capital’s biggest company’s including Deloittes, Legal and General, Admiral and SA Brains, were amongst those involved.

The corporate team challenge offers runners an active fun day out with friends and colleagues for a very worthwhile cause. The team from South Wales Fire & Rescue Service stormed home to a stunning victory led by Gareth Greenman, to claim the title of Corporate Team Champions for the second year running.

Roy J Thomas, Executive Chairman of Kidney Wales commented, “We were thrilled with the response to this year’s event. The Cardiff 10k continues to grow year on year, with every event beating the previous fundraising totals, which is exactly what this race is all about – raising money!

“All of the money raised by our incredible fundraisers will help to provide care and support for patients and families affected by kidney failure and renal disease.

“A massive heartfelt thank you for all those who took part – we couldn’t do what we do Over three and a half thousand people took to the streets of Cardiff on Sunday 9th September for the Cardiff 10k, breaking the race record.

Race organisers, Kidney Wales have announced that entry figures have smashed previous totals. Over 3000 highly motivated runners and fundraisers took part in the Cardiff 10K race, whilst more than 500 participated in the family 2K fun run, helping to raise tens of thousands of pounds for worthy causes across Wales.

The race started and finished at Cardiff