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Llanelli Half Marathon Announce New Sponsors M&D Care

Front Runner Events are proud to announce a new headline partner for the award-winning Llanelli Half MarathonM and D Care will be the main sponsor for the event, which is a well-established race with a long history in the community of South West Wales.

M and D Care is a locally established family run business, founded in 2008. This passionate team deliver specialist, complex and bespoke care services throughout South West Wales for people with Learning Disability, Physical Disability and Mental Health needs. This company has grown steadily over the recent years and has collected the West Wales Business of the Year Award 2020 and has also picked up awards for Staff Learning and Development and Best Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Service. M and D Care employ over 300 staff from the local area and provides care and support to over 200 people. They believe that everyone should be given the opportunity to succeed and to achieve their goals and aspirations in life however big or small these may be.

Picture of the team winning Business of the Year at The West Wales Business Awards 2020.

Michelle Martin, Clinical Director, M and D Care said:

“We are proud to become the headline sponsor and title partner of the Llanelli Half Marathon. It is a fantastic event that brings the whole community together. As a local family run business, we feel, now more than ever before, that it’s important to come together and support events which promote good health and wellbeing. We see exercise as an integral part of physical and mental wellbeing, and this is something we actively encourage amongst our staff and the people we support.

Here at M & D Care we share similar values to the Front Runner Events team, we are an inclusive company which supports people to achieve their goals and aspirations.  We are passionate about our community and hope that this shared vision will extend to the wider community and beyond so that together we can achieve and overcome any barriers put in front of us.”

David Martin-Jewell, Managing Director, Front Runner Events said:

“I am thrilled to announce our new headline partner for the Llanelli Half, and we are very much looking forward to working in partnership with M and D Care. M&D are a great team and an excellent fit for us and the event. The synergy and vision to work in partnership and to increase community involvement show the care they have for their employees and the communities in which they work. I am very excited to see what we can achieve together in 2021.”

The Llanelli Half Marathon was taken over by Front Runner Events in 2016 with the inaugural event held the following year. It is a race that has grown strongly over the years, attracting participants from all over the world. It was in fact only one of a few events throughout that managed to proceed in 2020, which was hosted at the Scarlets stadium. Since then, the team have worked extremely hard to bring events back and as a result will be hosting the event later in 2021. An exact date is yet to be announced (due to rugby fixtures) but is likely to take place on October 31st 2021.

To find out more about the M and D Care Llanelli Half Marathon, how you can get involved or get your place on the start line in 2021 go to: or follow all the latest news on facebooktwitter or instagram.  To discover more about the sponsors; M and D Care, and the services they provide in the community you can follow them on twitterfacebookinstagram or find them online here: