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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

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MONDAY 5TH MARCH

South Wales Argus: Newport Half Marathon hailed "outstanding success"

Newport Half Marathon hailed "outstanding success"

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.

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See where you can watch the race

Newport half marathon map

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South Wales Argus: UP AND RUNNING: Kim Rees

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.

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South Wales Argus: INSPIRATION: Aimee Davies with her grandfather Albert Fouweather and grandmother Flo

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.

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SATURDAY 2ND MARCH

 

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South Wales Argus:

Newport AM set for half marathon challenge

NEWPORT East AM John Griffiths will be among 1,000 runners racing in the Newport half marathon this Sunday.

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FRIDAY 1ST MARCH

 

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WEDNESDAY 27TH FEB

Natalie Halket with Kris Broome of St David's Hospice Care at Wessex Garages in Newport

South Wales Argus:

Woman will run through pain of slipped disc in Newport Half Marathon

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.

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Here's the route map for the race:

South Wales Argus:

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TUESDAY 26TH FEB

South Wales Argus: ON THE RUN: Argus journalists who will be taking part in the Newport half-marathon, Ruth Mansfield, left, Martin Wade and Natalie Crockett

Argus journalists on their marks for Newport half marathon

THREE Argus runners will be among the 1,000 people racing in the Newport half marathon this Sunday.

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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

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SATURDAY 23RD FEB

 

 

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FRIDAY 22ND FEB

 

 

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Newport AM John Griffiths signed up for the Newport Half Marathon today:

South Wales Argus:

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THURSDAY 22ND FEB

 

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Viewing Points:
• 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
• Crindau
• Back of New Sainsburys
• Caerleon Cycle Track (restricted path width)

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WEDNESDAY 20TH FEBRUARY

Tell us if you are running, who you are fundraising for or send pictures via Twitter using #newporthalf

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Want to go and support a runner? See where you can watch the race:

South Wales Argus:

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