Newport half marathon blog
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- 1,000 runners set to take part in City of Newport half-marathon
- Run is for St David's Hospice Care
- Start – 9am, Sunday 3rd March
- Venue: Newport Stadium, Newport NP19 4PR
Buy tomorrow's @southwalesargus for a full list or Newport half marathon runners, times and positions - more pics too!— @southwalesargus 04 March 2013
Darren Campbell donated prize money for the winners at the City of Newport Half Marathon - and most of it was... http://t.co/Mcye9gkESG— @SDFHC 04 March 2013
Eeeep! I reached and now have gone over my target for the #newporthalf for @SDFHC & @wessexgarages http://t.co/jOGhD7OgKJ— @AmazingMidge 04 March 2013
MONDAY 5TH MARCH
THE first City of Newport Half Marathon was hailed an "outstanding success" after 1,000 people defied the early morning cold today to run and raise funds for a range of charities.
@southwalesargus great support from the volunteers and people of Newport today #newporthalf http://t.co/GPM0Znq70O— @elizzybuff 03 March 2013
Dylan john half marathon newport 1hour 47mins. So proud of you http://t.co/qdaBLfht3A— @Retail247Logist 03 March 2013
See where you can watch the race
LIVE: Newport half marathon
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Newport half marathon is woman's birthday challenge
A WOMAN who lost four and a half stones will be taking her new lifestyle to the next step tomorrow when she competes in the Newport half marathon.
Woman will run race in memory of Newport boxing coach
A BOXING coach who encouraged Newport’s youngsters to stay on the straight and narrow is the inspiration behind one woman’s decision to run the Argus-backed Newport Half Marathon.
SATURDAY 2ND MARCH
Good luck to everyone running the Newport Half Marathon this Sunday!— @ActiveNewport 01 March 2013
NEWPORT East AM John Griffiths will be among 1,000 runners racing in the Newport half marathon this Sunday.
FRIDAY 1ST MARCH
#NewportCityCouncil have done an excellent job cleaning the paths ready for the half marathon on Sunday, thank you so much!— @SDFHC 01 March 2013
WEDNESDAY 27TH FEB
Natalie Halket with Kris Broome of St David's Hospice Care at Wessex Garages in Newport
A WORKER at Wessex Garages in Newport who slipped a disc in her back just two months ago will persevere with the Newport Half Marathon on Sunday in aid of a hospice.
Here's the route map for the race:
Not long until Newport Half Marathon, please help me raise funds for @SDFHC along the way... #GreatCause #NewportHalf http://t.co/KSb0NeAzqo— @phoenix1331 25 February 2013
TUESDAY 26TH FEB
THREE Argus runners will be among the 1,000 people racing in the Newport half marathon this Sunday.
RT @Colorcoat: @tatasteelwales Good luck to everyone for the Newport Half Marathon #keeponrunning— @southwalesargus 25 February 2013
Looking forward to a gentle swim session later. Then it'll be gentle runs for the rest of the week before Newport Half Marathon on Sunday— @therealchisler 25 February 2013
MONDAY 25TH FEB
Aimee Davies is running the Newport half-marathon in memory her grandfather well-known boxing coach Albert Fouweather.
She is raising funds for St David's Hospice Care and has set up a website www.justgiving.com/aimee-monst
SATURDAY 23RD FEB
Runners to take on Newport half marathon in tragic pal's memory http://t.co/JRGpxGXt8F— @southwalesargus 23 February 2013
FRIDAY 22ND FEB
Lots happening today re the Newport half marathon. First Ben Wilson got in touch to say he has raised over... http://t.co/Y65riPCShC— @SDFHC 21 February 2013
Newport AM John Griffiths signed up for the Newport Half Marathon today:
RT @TreeofHopeCC: I'm running Newport Half marathon for Tree of Hope so they can help Ethan. http://t.co/SVeNsnvu http://t.co/3jSzLhZ7— @southwalesargus 20 February 2013
THURSDAY 22ND FEB
Lots of tweets today re the @SDFHC Newport Half Marathon on March 3 - I'll be there, not running, but have been volunteered as a marshall...— @SWABusiness 20 February 2013
A huge thank you to my old friend in Portugal @HudmanJohn for sponsoring me for the Newport Half Marathon.... http://t.co/bLUBzXI4— @phoenix1331 20 February 2013
• Newport Stadium (but limited parking)
• Traston Road
• Corporation Road
• The Riverfront Path
• The Riverfront, Castle Bingo
• The Riverfront, Newport University (Water Station, Marching Band)
• The Riverfront Theatre (Not open to public)
• The Wave
• Shaftsbury Park
• Back of New Sainsburys
• Caerleon Cycle Track (restricted path width)
WEDNESDAY 20TH FEBRUARY
Tell us if you are running, who you are fundraising for or send pictures via Twitter using #newporthalf
Want to go and support a runner? See where you can watch the race:
The Holiday Inn Newport have a team taking part in the St Davids Foundation Newport Half Marathon on Sunday 3rd March— @HolidayInnNptUK 15 February 2013
RT @phoenix1331: Newport Half Marathon only 2 weeks away, please help me raise a few quid for a good cause along the way... http://t.co/bLUBzXI4— @southwalesargus 20 February 2013
RT @amydusty: http://t.co/e9v7o8Lh. As many of you know, I've been training to run the Newport Half Marathon on… http://t.co/PWrpVscG— @southwalesargus 20 February 2013
Victim Support volunteer Zoe Rees is running a half marathon for us 3rd March,Newport. To show support please go to www.justgiving/zoe-rees2— @judithinwales 19 February 2013
RT @Danielle_Penn Please help support my sisters boyfriend who's running newport half marathon in memory of his dad. Thank-you! http...— @giving4me 19 February 2013
@Danielle_Penn: Please help support my sisters boyfriend running newport half in memory of his dad https://t.co/CciJBE7h #newporthalf— @southwalesargus 20 February 2013