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Lloyds TSB Cardiff Half Marathon Race Date Announced

29 July 2013


The Lloyds TSB Cardiff Half Marathon date has been announced as Sunday 6th October and add to all the excitement, this year the race will encompass the British Half Marathon Championships and will form part of the Run Britain Grand Prix Series for the first time.Also new for 2013 is the corporate relay challenge.

This year, the family fun run will take place on Saturday 5th October and there will be festival activities around the civic centre over the whole weekend.

More than 40,000 spectators packed the route last year and in 2013 will see a drive to increase the music and atmosphere around the course with additional cheering stations planned. Around £2.2m was raised for charity in last year’s event, raising vital money for more than 800 good causes.

The ambition is not only to grow the race but increase the profile of the elite field and the Championships as it will be a step on the ladder to the aim of Welsh Athletics bringing the World Half Marathon Championships to Cardiff in 2016.

JacBee are once again pleased to be supporting the Lloyd's TSB Cardiff Half Marathon and will be responsible for business communication to over 1,000 business affected by the route and this year will be also be supporting Cardiff Council with their residential communication. JacBee will also be providing event management support throughout the weekend.

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