Half Marathon Route

ABP Newport Marathon Festival | NEWPORT, WALES

The half marathon is new for 2024, expanding the event into an exciting festival of running with multiple distance options.

Its flat and fast course offers iconic landmarks, including the city’s Transporter Bridge, historic city centre, modern riverfront and International Sports Village as well as the stunning natural scenery and coastal wildlife of the nearby Gwent Levels.

The race will start and finish in the heart of the city on Usk Way, kick-starting with a loop of the city centre and historic Commerical Street – including many listed buildings dating from the Victorian period.

Next, half marathon runners will take in a loop of Newport’s International Sports Village, which is home to the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome, Newport Stadium and Dragon Park – including a part-lap of the athletics track!

They’ll approach the halfway point whilst completing a loop of the picturesque Newport Wetlands area around the village of Goldcliff, with a chnace to enjoy an all-new vibrant course entertainment zone.

They’ll complete their 13.1 mile journey whilst enjoying views of the historic Transporter Bridge ahead of a sprint finish back to the city-centre along Usk Way.

Please note that the map representation on Strava is an estimate and the course has been measured by a AUKCM Grade 1/IAAF/AIMS Grade B Course Measurer