26.2 Reasons To Run A Marathon
If you ever questioned whether or not you could complete a marathon, we’ve got all the answers – and it’s good news. The ABP Newport Wales Marathon is our longest race event, boasting a uniquely flat and fast course, and we’ve outlined all 26.2 reasons why it could be your race!
1 – Because it’s a marathon. A once in a lifetime experience!
2 – Time is on your side, training can start sooner rather than later.
3 – Over 70% of marathon runners at the ABP Newport Wales Marathon have ran a PB.
4 – It’s the pinnacle of road running.
5 – And you’ll be inspiring everyone around you.
6 – Or possibly even fundraising for charity!
7 – The hours of training are character building.
8 – And you’ll be fitter than ever before.
9 – It’s likely you’ll pick up the running bug.
10 – And want to do it over and over.
11 – You could become part of the growing ABP Newport Wales Marathon community.
12 – And join our Strava club to share training runs and stories.
13 – Of course, you’ll meet new people along the way too.
14 – You’ll have the bragging rights over your friends for a long time.
15 – But more importantly, you can achieve a long-term goal with a marathon.
16 – Newport is a flat route and a fresh experience for people looking for a London alternative.
17 – And you’ll journey around some of Newport’s most iconic landmarks.
18 – Including one of only three working Transporters Bridges.
19 – The crowds in Magor will leave you with lasting memories.
20 – And you’ll see the lesser-known medieval villages and coastal wildlife surrounding the city.
21 – You’ll get a unique finishers t-shirt to wear with pride.
22 – And a medal to show off in the office the next day!
23 – You can tick off your New Year’s Resolution once you cross the finish line.
24 – And the experience will change you for the better.
25 – You might even want to do it again!
26 – But it’s a day you’ll never, ever forget.
26.2 – Register early to secure a Launch or Early Bird entry and save money!