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Sporting Event:ABP Newport Wales Marathon at Newport City

Sporting Event, Sun 24 Oct 2021, £42-£52

ABP Newport Wales Marathon

ABP Newport Wales Marathon

ABP Newport Wales Marathon

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Wales’ premier marathon event will return on Sunday 24th October 2021.
The national marathon of Wales boasts a fast, scenic route – arguably one of the UK’s flattest marathons. 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 6,000 runners signed up to take on Marathon, 10K and Family Mile in 2019.

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.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 24 Oct 2021


General Entry: £52
Affiliated Entry (for athletes affiliated to a UKA running club): £50
Welsh Athletics Entry (for athletes affiliated to a Welsh Athletics running club): £42
NSPCC Fundraiser (when pledging to fundraise £300): £5

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 24 Oct ABP Newport Wales Marathon
Mon 25 - Sun 31 Oct Big Wild Walk 2021


See location of Newport City on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: ST 310879  Lat: 51.58593 Long: -2.99726

BY CAR: M4 from Bristol. A40 via the Cotswolds, Gloucester and Monmouth.

BY COACH: There are regular long distance services to Newport connecting with the National Welsh and Red and White services. BY RAIL: Newport is served by fast and frequent train services on the Newport to Manchester line and from Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and the South West of England.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Newport station

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