Ty Hafan- The Dark Run

The Dark Run

Experience iconic venues across South East and West Wales while fundraising for Tŷ Hafan.

What is the Dark Run?

The Dark Run is a brand new series of fun runs in support of Tŷ Hafan this autumn! As the nights draw in, we’re lighting up some of Wales’ most loved destinations for a glowing experience.

Each family-friendly Dark Run route is around 2.5 kilometres and this year’s locations are:

Barry Island

This Dark Run route starts as you go under the Eastern and Western shelters which will be lit up specially for this event, and you can expect music and entertainment along the way. Sign up today


Swansea Bay

This epic 3.5k fun run starts behind the Civic Centre and takes you towards the Maritime Quarter. The route then loops back to the promenade and all the way to the Secret Beach Bar and Kitchen, before taking you back to your starting point. Sign up today

Cyfarthfa Castle

This epic 2.5k spooky fun run starts in the castle grounds, giving you stunning views of the lake. Then, you’ll go to the gardens and wooden country park, where there will be spooky surprises awaiting you. But don’t fret – they won’t be too scary for the little ones! Sign up today


Caldicot Castle

The route begins by heading out to the gardens and wooden country park, where a spooky surprise will be waiting for you. But don’t fret – it won’t be too scary for the little ones!

Download your sponsorship forms below:

Each route will be lit up in a variety of colors, and there will be music and spooky surprises along the way.

This is a fantastic event for families of all ages, groups of friends and colleagues and solo runners.

Halloween themed or brightly coloured fancy dress is optional… but strongly encouraged! The person wearing the best costume will win a prize.

This event is being generously sponsored by Principality Building Society.