The Newport Half Marathon has been hit with more bad news, the rescheduled race has been once again subject to poor weather cancelling the event.

Newport, Along with other parts of the U.K. are due to be hit by the return of the snowstorm, dubbed Beat from the East.

Organisers of the Event Say ” It’s with a very heavy heart we have to once again cancel the Admiral City of Newport Half Marathon. The safety of EVERYONE concerned is paramount and with the current forecast of snow, ice and a wind chill of -10 we simply cannot go ahead. Obviously we have a lot to do today so we will update everyone again within the next few days. Really sorry. ”

The News on their website reads

“17 MARCH 2018 – The weather has beaten us again

We are devasted to once again have to cancel the Admiral City of Newport Half Marathon due to extreme weather

Please do bear with us whilst we continue to work through the logistics of the cancellation procedures.
The next few days are going to be extremely busy and we are unlikely to be able to respond to specific enquiries  directly.

An update will be posted within the next week. ”

With lots of racers preparing to arrive from other parts of the country the organisers announced on social media about the cancellation

 

 

 

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