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ABP Property

Our property division brings together an unrivalled land bank spanning 21 multi-modal locations around the country, with 960 hectares of port-based development land.

ABPmer

Drawing on 60 years of experience, ABP Marine Environmental Research (ABPmer) provides specialist marine environmental research and consultancy services.

UK Dredging

UK Dredging (UKD) operates the largest British-owned dredging fleet and specialises in the provision of reliable and cost effective port maintenance dredging services.

ABP DevCo

ABP DevCo creates value from non-port-related development of underutilised land by working collaboratively with stakeholders.

Runners returned to the streets of Newport for the ABP Newport Wales Marathon and 10k on Sunday 24 October. The event has a real positive impact on Newport and last took place 18 months ago. Just over 8,000 runners participated this year which also incorporated the Welsh Masters Marathon Championships for the first time.

ABP Newport Wales Marathon start

Runners returned to the streets of Newport for the ABP Newport Wales Marathon and 10k on Sunday 24 October. The event has a real positive impact on Newport and last took place 18 months ago. Just over 8,000 runners participated this year which also incorporated the Welsh Masters Marathon Championships for the first time.

This is the second year Associated British Ports (ABP) has supported the community event. ABP has been serving Newport for more than 175 years.

Following the easing of restrictions and the addition of several health and safety measures, the marathon and 10k were able to go ahead safely in the city this year. Richie Powell took the win in the wheelchair marathon in a time of 2:12:01. Adam Bowden won first place in the men’s marathon in a time of 2:20:06 and Paulos Surafel claimed victory in the 10k in a time of 29:42. The first female marathoner was Rebecca Gallop in a record-breaking time of 2:44:07 and Hannah Alderson was the first female home in the 10k in a time of 34:22.

Simon Brown, Divisional Port Manager for Wales & South West, at ABP, commented: "We are beyond delighted that the ABP Newport Wales Marathon and 10K were able to return safely and well done to all participants and volunteers. The event not only brings people together in their shared challenge but also benefits so many charities and local businesses.”

R4W Chief Executive Matt Newman, commented: “We’re so grateful to ABP for their ongoing support of the event throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and in the lead up to the 2021 race. It’s been fantastic to see the event return and continue to inspire people to improve their physical and mental health after a difficult 18 months.”