Thousands turn out for Newport Half Marathon

THOUSANDS of runners took to the streets yesterday for the Admiral city of Newport Half Marathon. Being St David’s day, participants and spectators dressed for the occasion wearing Daffodil hats and badges.

The overall male winner was Adam Bull, 24, who finished the course in 1: 08: 08 – breaking the course record.

The overall female winner was Sioned Howells, who finished in 1:22:25.

Almost 2,5000 runner completed the route which goes passes iconic features of the city of Newport and Caerleon, raising over £200,000 for St David’s hospice care in the process.

Sioned Howells

Images by Morgan Bishop

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