Wizz Air has right now been introduced as the new title sponsor of the Cardiff 50 % Marathon as entries for the 19th edition of the party go on sale.
The primary and swiftest-developing minimal-expense European airline will get around the title sponsorship from Cardiff College, who have been the spouse in place because 2016 – forward of the opening of their new foundation at Cardiff Airport.
The initially Wizz Air Cardiff Fifty percent Marathon will choose place on Sunday 2 Oct 2022, creating on effective Wizz Air partnerships with functioning events in European metropolitan areas like Budapest, Skopje, Sofia, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest and Kyiv.
The globally recognised brand’s aid of Wales’ premier working celebration demonstrates the airline’s ongoing motivation to inclusive sports tourism and advertising an active way of life.
Europe’s quickest rising and greenest airline will be providing flights from the Welsh money to locations like Alicante, Faro, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Palma, Sharm El Sheikh and Tenerife.
Matt Newman, Operate 4 Wales Main Executive, commented:
“The Cardiff Fifty percent Marathon has develop into a genuinely global function, and this is an exciting new chapter in our history.”
“Our new partnership with Wizz Air will aid us to further expand the function, produce new encounters and improvements about the race and showcase Cardiff as one of Europe’s primary destinations for managing tourism.”
“The legacy of web hosting the Planet Fifty percent Marathon in 2016 has noticed the party improve into just one of Europe’s biggest half marathons. Our new connection with Wizz Air, inclusion in the freshly released SuperHalfs series and being awarded a Entire world Athletics Elite Road Race Label demonstrates an thrilling foreseeable future for the race as it continues to attract runners from all in excess of the planet 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 Half Marathon as it demonstrates our robust commitment to this thrilling marketplace. We hope this will be the start out of a superb partnership for a long time to occur.
“We also glance forward to launching Wizz Air flights from Cardiff Airport in April and to furnishing minimal-fare connectivity to our shoppers in Wales and the encompassing location.”
To celebrate the new partnership, event organisers R4W will be hiding colourful packing containers about the town over the coming months showcasing the refreshed Wizz Air Cardiff Half brand name. Those people able to track down them will have the chance to gain £200 Wizz Air flight vouchers.
Clues on how to track down the bins, which will be placed in areas all over the iconic 13.1-mile route will be announced in the coming days.
Entries for the occasion are now on sale at www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.united kingdom, with a limited number of discounted early chook entries offered.
Runners keen to take aspect are encouraged to safe their area as quickly as doable. All of the discounted early chook entries have been snapped up in considerably less than 24 hours in advance of the very last edition of the race and all 27,500 offered areas offered out in less than 3 months.