Newport Five Series 2021

Following the sell-out success of the inaugural Newport Five event, we now introduce the Newport Five Series – although postponed for 2020 – we are looking forward to hosting the series in 2021. Dates for each event to be confirmed early in 2021.

Three opportunities to enjoy the 5 mile route along the river paths in the heart of the city of Newport, and three opportunities to support your local hospice.

Each run is chip timed, so you can trace your progress through the season.

Medals to all finishers – start a collection!

Bespoke special series event t-shirt for doing all three runs, (providing you have entered by 7th August 2021)

7pm clockEach runs starts at 7pm near the University Campus off Usk Way and is just £15/£17 to enter.  Minimum Age is 15 years old.

All proceeds from these events are used to help provide vital hospice care services in our community; so your running is supporting local patients and their families. Thank you!

The Course:

Newport Five Route

Full Terms and Conditions

Registration to collect your chip/number is at the University Campus, Usk Way NP20 2BP from 5pm – 6.45pm.


There is ample parking close to registration start/finish.The start/finish is on the path between the University Campus Building and Castle Bingo.

Our sincere thanks to the University of South Wales for their wonderful support for this event.

Brought to you by Five wonderful sponsors, helping to ensure vital hospice services are available free of charge to patients facing life limiting illnesses.

The route follows the river Usk as it meanders through the City, crossing the iconic Newport Bridge, the modern Pedestrian Bridge and also the magnificent SDR Bridge.

Each mile of the route is sponsored by a local business, showcasing how philanthropy is alive and thriving in our community.

Huge thanks to the University of South Wales for their support – this event couldn’t happen without their kind offer to use the University Campus facilities.

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