ABP NEWPORT WALES MARATHON & 10K 2018
Sunday 29th April 2018 – Newport City Centre
The ABP Newport Wales Marathon will offer a brand-new running experience on 29 April, 2018. The much-anticipated race will finally satisfy the demand for a premier marathon distance mass-participation event in Wales, made possible by the support of Associated British Ports, Newport City Council and the Welsh Government.
The route will be one of the UK’s flattest and fastest marathon courses – taking in a host of iconic landmarks, picturesque medieval villages and Newport’s recently regenerated city-centre.
The ABP Newport Wales 10K will offer runners of all ages and abilities the opportunity to get involved in one of Wales’ biggest weekends of running – without having to commit to the challenging 26.2 mile distance.
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The race takes place in Newport, Wales. Newport is a vibrant, multi-cultural, and forward-thinking city steeped in a rich industrial heritage.
The city is no stranger to hosting major events with a growing reputaton for sporting, national and international events. Highlights have included the Ryder Cup, NATO Summit, Olympic and Paralympic training camps, VELOTHON Wales, Tour of Britain and the Admiral City of Newport Half Marathon.
The city has undergone one of the most significant regeneration programmes in the UK and continues to drive forward generational changes and new opportunities.