The famous Olympic athlete who now has a career in television commentating, said: "I'm delighted that we're back for a fifth time, maintaining our long running title
as 'Britain's most beautiful marathon'.
ITCU has become synonymous with the festival since becoming their title sponsor seven years ago, making InTouch the balloon fest's longest running title
Richie said: "I have been a member of Cardiff Athletic Club for over 17 years, in which time I believe I have given the club the best years of my athletics career, winning every senior Welsh distance running title
and representing Great Britain.
Zersenay Tadese is tipped to win a third successive crown and a fourth global world running title
having clinched victory four years ago when the distance was 20 kilometres.
Fourth-bottom Sunderland have lost their last four games but, after running title
favourites Manchester United close last weekend, Sbragia insists they can tame the Tigers and climb away from danger.
ATHLETICS: Linlithgow's Tracey Brindley won the World Masters Mountain Running title
in Austria, covering the 9.
Pirates, who finished fourth in the table last season, opened with a derby win at Launceston before running title
favourites Northampton close last weekend, losing 35-26.
Mudge is only the second Scot to win any World mountain running title
since clubmate Beverley Redfern triumphed in Austria 10 years ago.
In 1992 the Black Country club won every national and Midland cross country or road running title
in sight and Clifton's men have done much the same so far this season.
His 2005 CD "It's Time" holds the record as the longest running title
to remain on the Billboard Traditional Jazz charts - a full two years.