MEET THE TEAMS: African pace setters

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African runners have dominated on the streets of Cardiff for the last decade and the trend looks set to continue at the inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships. Running royalty from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Namibia will descend on the Welsh capital determined to take the title back home with them on October 7. Kenya

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Half marathon runners spend £2.3m in city

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Runners in last year’s Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon spent £2.3m during their visit to the city, according to a new study. The Cardiff University research, in conjunction with race organisers Run 4 Wales, took into account spending on items such as food and drink, accommodation, travel, retail and the race fee. Just over £205,000 was

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MEET THE TEAMS: Australia & New Zealand

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Australia and New Zealand will make the longest journey to Cardiff to take their place in history at the first Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships. The challenge from Down Under will be fronted by a strong Aussie team, who are led by Commonwealth Games 5,000m and 10,000m finalist Celia Sullohern. The 26-year-old earned fifth and sixth

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Run, Refuel, Recycle at the Cardiff Half

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The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon is not the only major event in Wales celebrating its 15th anniversary next month. The nation’s largest mass-participation event is teaming up with Brecon Carreg and Recycle for Wales to mark the 15th year of Recycle Week, an initiative to get everyone in Wales to recycle more by demonstrating the

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ONE MONTH TO GO: Kenya and Uganda Teams Expected

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Running royalty from Kenya and Uganda will be the star attractions at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, with both nations expected to announce their teams in the coming days, with just one month to go. The inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships will take place as part of the event on Sunday 7th October. Kenyans have

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Howzat for a challenge!

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Rob Cross is hoping to hit the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon for six when he takes on the 13.1 miles in full cricket gear. The 23-year-old will don his whites and pick up his bat on Sunday 7 October as part of a gruelling challenge to complete 18 half marathons in all 18 cricket playing

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