Front Runner Events Training Plans
Front Runner Events Training Plans
24 May 2022

Here at Front Runner Events, we have designed running plans for all levels of fitness. The Beginner plan is designed for your first-time runner looking to follow a plan to get them through their first Half Marathon.

How running can help improve mental health & wellbeing
How running can help improve mental health & wellbeing
09 May 2022

We all know running is good for our general fitness, but it also helps improve our mental health and it’s all in the science! Running releases chemical endorphins and serotonin in your body that lifts your mood and can help relieve anxiety and depression. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is loneliness so we wanted to share how running can reduce the feeling of loneliness and help bring you together with others who share the same passion for running.

M&D Care announces their continued sponsorship of the Llanelli Half Marathon
M&D Care announces their continued sponsorship of the Llanelli Half Marathon
08 February 2022

After the spectacular success of the Llanelli Half Marathon held in October last year, headline partner, M&D Care has pledged its continued sponsorship for the 2022 event. Remaining as the headline sponsor will mean that West Wales’ favourite half marathon will get off to a head start before race day on Sunday, 25th September 2022.

How To Keep Fit & Safe Stay This Winter
How To Keep Fit & Safe Stay This Winter
18 November 2021

Despite the colder climate and shorter days, keeping up training throughout the Winter can improve your health and give you the boost of energy you may need. But staying safe and being careful is a must for runners during the darker months!

Dewi Griffiths retains his Welsh Half Marathon Champ Status
Dewi Griffiths retains his Welsh Half Marathon Champ Status
01 November 2021

It was a double medal day for top Welsh athlete Dewi Griffiths yesterday as he put in an amazing performance at the M&D Care Llanelli Half marathon, winning first place and the Welsh Half Marathon Championship at the event. This came as no surprise to the race organisers since the champ has represented Team GB and is the 2nd fastest Welsh male all-time half marathon and marathon runner.

Everything You Need To Know About The M&D Care Llanelli Half Marathon
Everything You Need To Know About The M&D Care Llanelli Half Marathon
29 October 2021

As West Wales’ biggest road race gets closer, runners are starting to feel the excitement of the long-awaited M&D Care Llanelli Half Marathon. The event, which takes place on Sunday 31st October, will be the first time it has been host to the Welsh Half Marathon Championships. The title’s prestige usually attracts the fastest athletes in Wales, making the event highly competitive in the elite field. As a result, the organisers are expecting some incredible times to be achieved and the possibility of a new course record being set.

Half Marathon Top Tips To Help Prepare You For Your Best Performance
Half Marathon Top Tips To Help Prepare You For Your Best Performance
21 October 2021

As we approach race day, we often find that our nerves start to kick in and sometimes self-doubt will rear its ugly head, so we want to help you put those last-minute jitters to bed by sharing some tip tips with you!

Temporary Road Closures & Restrictions
Temporary Road Closures & Restrictions
20 October 2021
Now is the time to taper & here’s how to do it…
Now is the time to taper & here’s how to do it…
16 October 2021

It’s only two weeks until you take part in the M and D Care Llanelli Half Marathon so if you haven’t already begun to, now is the time to start your taper! Some might wonder what’s the right way to taper or if you’re a newbie, you may not know what a taper is at all, so we’ve put together some tips for you!

M and D Care take part to raise funds for charity
M and D Care take part to raise funds for charity
08 October 2021

Headline sponsors M and D Care will be taking on the 13.1 miles in support of the Paul Ridd Foundation