Thousands enjoy run in the sun as ABP Barry Island 10K returns

Thousands of runners of all ages enjoyed a run in the sun as the ABP Barry Island 10K returned to the popular seaside resort after a three-year hiatus. The event returned for the first time since 2019 and before the COVID-19 pandemic, attracting over 3,700 entrants across the 10K race and a series of junior … Continued

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2022 Elite Race Report

Tsim and Bowden Take The Spoils In Return Of ABP Barry Island 10K      Olivia Tsim continued her fantastic form at the ABP Barry Island 10K, claiming the 2022 title in style at a summertime festival of running in Barry, 1,099 days on since the last edition of the race in 2019. Pontypridd Roadent Tsim clocked … Continued

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ABP Provide Free Ice Cream For Tŷ Hafan Picnic!

Barry Island 10K title partner Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, were on hand to distribute complimentary ice cream to staff and families from Ty Hafan, the event’s lead charity, who hosted a Summer picnic earlier this week.   The goodwill gesture came from ABP as a thank you to Tŷ Hafan … Continued

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ABP Barry Island 10K: Elite Preview

Welsh Internationals James Hunt, Mike Ward and Olivia Tsim will headline the ABP Barry Island 10k this Sunday. The popular seaside race returns this weekend with 3,500 competitors set to tackle the course that starts and finishes in Barry Island and takes in a lap of the town and the nearby Knap. Hundreds more are … Continued

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Tom Running For Daughter Inga’s Dancing Dream!

The ABP Barry Island 10K will mean that much more to runner Tomasz Figurski on Sunday 7 August, who will be running to raise the remaining funds required to purchase a sport dancing wheelchair for his daughter Inga. Inga, who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, uses the wheelchair to assist weak leg muscles. Father Tom … Continued

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Local Family Urges Runners To Support Tŷ Hafan

A Barry-based family who have received over a decade of support from Tŷ Hafan are urging runners to fundraise for the charity at the upcoming ABP Barry Island 10K on Sunday 7 August. It costs £14,500 a day for Tŷ Hafan to provide their care services, and Laura and Ashley Mellens say they would not … Continued

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Healthspan Wales 10k Series Back In Full For 2022!

Following a period of pandemic delay, a popular series of 10K events from Run 4 Wales (R4W) will return in full next year across a number of unique locations. The Healthspan Wales 10K Series is an exciting series of races, renowned for its beautiful courses and sector leading event experience will in 2022 offer four … Continued

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2021 Event Postponed Until 2022

Dear Runners, We hope that you are keeping safe and well. Run 4 Wales has been working closely with the Welsh Government and the relevant Local Authorities to understand the potential timeline for the safe return of events in Wales, including the ABP Barry Island 10K on Sunday 1st August and Healthspan Porthcawl 10K on … Continued

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VIRTUAL EVENTS TO KEEP YOU MOTIVATED IN 2021

VIRTUAL EVENTS TO KEEP YOU MOTIVATED IN 2021 We’re hopeful for better days ahead, and looking forward to having more light, warmth, and time to get outdoors and get active as springtime arrives! Many of us will be spending more time hitting the roads, pavements, and trails in the coming weeks, so with this in … Continued

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PERFORMANCE UNDERWEAR BRAND RUNDERWEAR™ PARTNER WITH R4W

Run 4 Wales (R4W) is delighted to announce a new partnership with performance underwear brand Runderwear™, voted the UK’s number one underwear and socks brand at the UK Running Awards. The partnership will allow Runderwear™ to engage with a strong community of R4W fitness enthusiasts, both digitally and at a series of live and virtual … Continued

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