Gladiators, READY! Battle Real Gladiators at a hilarious Game-Show Obstacle Course coming to Cardiff.


This is the World’s only obstacle course with real Gladiators, and it’s coming to Cardiff on 22 July.

The official Charity Partner is Ty Hafan and all runners are encouraged to support them. Tŷ Hafan is one of the UK’s leading paediatric palliative care charities and offers care to children and support for their families, throughout Wales.

Throughout the course all runners will face obstacles like giant foamy slides, bouncing inflatables and wobbly water bridges, not forgetting over 20 friendly Gladiators!

Find out more and sign up at

What is it?

The Gauntlet Games is a series of 5km and 10km game-show style races.

When is it?

Saturday 22 July 2017

Where is it?

Coedarhydyglyn, Cardiff

What are some of the obstacles?

There are 20 obstacles to enjoy, including:

  • Life’s a Beach (Ball): A giant bouncy ball pit with hidden Gladiator.
  • Monkey Business: Monkey bars over water.
  • Swing & Smash: Grab a rope and swing onto a giant airbag.
  • Belly Slide: Giant Foam Slide
  • Water Wipeout Zone: A series of floating obstacles including slides, stepping stones and balance beams. Guaranteed laughs and guaranteed to get you wet!
  • Flume of Doom: Giant Waterslide.
  • The Gauntlet: An inflatable runway with three Gladiators to dodge before racing through the finish line in style.

Who can take part?

Everyone over the age of 17 is invited to take part in the race. People of all abilities, shapes and sizes are more than welcome to give the course a go.

What are the reviews like?

“Can’t wait for next year’s Gauntlet Games!”

“Laughter could be heard everywhere…and that made the whole day!”

“Loads of wet and mud… we loved it!”

“The Gladiators where such great fun!”

How much does it cost?

Ticket prices start at £36 for individuals.

Group discounts are available: A Team of 10 people or more receives a 10% discount.

What do you get?

All of our Contenders will receive an awesome grey cotton T-Shirt for FREE. Also included are a finisher medal, entry into the Event Festival, the Fancy Dress competition, storage for valuables and car keys, water on the course and at the finish line and the Photographers around the course.

How can I register?

You sign up on the Gauntlet Games website you can do that here.

For everyone wanting to support Ty Hafan, you can register for a discounted ticket by contacting the team at [email protected] or on 02920 532276.