05/05/2019

IT'S TIME

Run faster than ever before on one of the UK's flattest marathon courses

ABP NEWPORT WALES MARATHON 2019

Sunday 5th May
Newport City Centre

The ABP Newport Wales Marathon is a national marathon for Wales, boasting a fast, scenic route – arguably one of the UK’s flattest marathons – with over 70% of participants claiming a PB in 2018.

Starting and finishing on Newport’s vibrant riverfront, – the route offers iconic landmarks, coastal wildlife, picturesque medieval villages and a high-profile opportunity for locals and visitors alike to experience the recently regenerated city-centre.

The much-anticipated race has finally satisfied 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. Nearly 10,000 runners signed up to take on Marathon, 10K and Family Mile in 2018.

The flat, fast supporting 10K race, which attracts some of the UK’s top athletes, gives runners of all abilities the opportunity to get involved in one of Wales’ biggest weekends of mass participation, without committing to the challenging 26.2-mile distance.

The event is delivered by Run 4 Wales, the team behind mass participation events like the Cardiff Half Marathon and VELOTHON Wales.

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Run 4 Wales 10K Series Champions revealed

Matt Clowes and Eleanor Davies have been crowned king and queen of the inaugural Run 4 Wales 10K Series. The three race series, consisting of the Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run, ABP Newport Wales 10K and Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K, attracted more than 12,000 runners and some of Britain’s best elite endurance athletes. In...

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ABP Newport Wales Marathon back for 2019!

The ABP Newport Wales Marathon & 10K will return on Sunday 5th May 2019 after the inaugural event proved a resounding success. Marathon entries are on sale now for those who want to challenge themselves on a course perfectly suited for smashing personal bests. Wales’ new premier marathon lived up to the billing as thousands...

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Drawn up by double Olympic marathon runner Steve Brace, the fast and scenic route starts and finishes on Newport’s vibrant riverfront and can boast being one of the flattest marathon routes in the UK.

The 26.2 mile route offers iconic landmarks, coastal wildlife, picturesque medieval villages and a high-profile opportunity for locals and visitors alike to experience the recently revamped city-centre.

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SIGN UP AND REGISTRATION

A limited number of discounted launch entries for the 2019 ABP Newport Wales Marathon are now available.

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteers are essential in making sure that race day is a huge success. Help us go ‘The Extra Mile’ and be part of one of Wales’ most prestigious mass-participation events by volunteering.

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