Year on year progression in numbers of performances

Cardiff Half Marathon

We have been taking a look at the statistical information that we have on the numbers of road races licensed through runbritain and have uncovered some interesting figures on the numbers of performances recorded year on year.

We are pleased to see that the number of performances recorded from domestic, runbritain road and multi terrain races are increasing, and last year was the biggest year, as the figures below show:

Number of finishers:


2013: 74,000

2012: 66,000

2011: 66,000


2013: 411,000

2012: 384,000

2011: 384,000

Half Marathon

2013: 350,000

2012: 330,000

2011: 296,000


2013: 92,000

2012: 91,000

2011: 84,000

 We look forward to seeing the figures for 2014 and encourage you to keep training, keep racing and keep improving your handicap score!