Wizz Air has now been announced as the new title sponsor of the Cardiff 50 % Marathon as entries for the 19th edition of the function go on sale.
The major and speediest-developing lower-cost European airline will consider about the title sponsorship from Cardiff College, who have been the companion in posture given that 2016 – in advance of the opening of their new base at Cardiff Airport.
The first Wizz Air Cardiff Fifty percent Marathon will take place on Sunday 2 October 2022, constructing on profitable Wizz Air partnerships with running situations in European towns which include Budapest, Skopje, Sofia, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest and Kyiv.
The globally recognised brand’s assist of Wales’ most significant jogging occasion demonstrates the airline’s ongoing dedication to inclusive sports activities tourism and marketing an energetic way of living.
Europe’s speediest developing and greenest airline will be featuring flights from the Welsh capital to locations including Alicante, Faro, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Palma, Sharm El Sheikh and Tenerife.
Matt Newman, Operate 4 Wales Chief Government, commented:
“The Cardiff 50 percent Marathon has turn out to be a definitely international party, and this is an fascinating new chapter in our background.”
“Our new partnership with Wizz Air will assistance us to additional increase the occasion, establish new encounters and improvements all around the race and showcase Cardiff as a person of Europe’s leading locations for jogging tourism.”
“The legacy of web hosting the Globe Fifty percent Marathon in 2016 has noticed the event mature into one of Europe’s major 50 percent marathons. Our new romance with Wizz Air, inclusion in the freshly released SuperHalfs sequence and currently being awarded a Entire world Athletics Elite Highway Race Label demonstrates an remarkable future for the race as it carries on to catch the attention of runners from all in excess of the environment to Cardiff and Wales.”
Marion Geoffroy, British isles Handling Director at Wizz Air, commented:
“We are delighted to be the title sponsor for the Cardiff Fifty percent Marathon as it demonstrates our powerful dedication to this interesting marketplace. We hope this will be the start of a superb partnership for yrs to appear.
“We also appear forward to launching Wizz Air flights from Cardiff Airport in April and to furnishing very low-fare connectivity to our consumers in Wales and the encompassing region.”
To celebrate the new partnership, occasion organisers R4W will be hiding colourful containers all around the metropolis about the coming weeks showcasing the refreshed Wizz Air Cardiff 50 percent manufacturer. Those equipped to find them will have the opportunity to acquire £200 Wizz Air flight vouchers.
Clues on how to find the containers, which will be put in areas all-around the legendary 13.1-mile route will be announced in the coming times.
Entries for the celebration are now on sale at www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.united kingdom, with a constrained range of discounted early chook entries accessible.
Runners eager to acquire element are inspired to safe their area as before long as feasible. All of the discounted early bird entries were being snapped up in less than 24 several hours forward of the previous edition of the race and all 27,500 readily available spaces offered out in less than 3 months.