TRAINING is well underway for a group of runners getting ready to represent RSPCA Cymru on St David’s Day.

In just over a week, RSPCA Cymru staff will be springing into action for the St David’s Day 10k run in Cardiff on Sunday 1 March.

Under the name of Team Animal Cymru, runners will taking part in the 10k challenge as #TeamDog or #TeamCat – while raising awareness and funds for the Society at the same time.

#TeamAnimalCymruPicRSPCA Cymru will be hosting a stand on the day – which will be located near the start/finish line – so please pop along and find out more about what we do and how you can get involved with our campaigns and events.

RSPCA Cymru’s political campaigns manager, Martin Fidler Jones, said: “Training is going really well – and we can’t wait to run on the day to help raise awareness about animal welfare and also raise funds for the charity at the same time.

“We are still calling on people to join us for this race, cheer us on and also sponsor us.”

Those interested in taking part will need to secure their place quick by visiting and then join Team Animal by visiting

All our Team Animal St David’s Day runners will benefit from:
RSPCA branded running vest and a t-shirt to train in.
Cheering groups along the route, which your friends and family can join.
Running fundraising pack, which includes lots of ideas to maximise your sponsorship, sponsorship form, running guide, fundraising materials such as stickers, posters and collection boxes.
Goodies for your friends and family cheering you on.
Facebook group to talk to other RSPCA runners before the race day and share your experiences.
Committed Events team on hand to help with your fundraising.
Free running training guide.

We are a charity and rely on public donations to exist. To sponsor Team Animal Cymru

Or if you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (text costs £3 + one standard network rate message).