Sun 4 May 2025 Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Junior & Mini Great Birmingham Run | Mini

Who said grown-ups should have all the fun? These events see the younger Brummie runners tackle a supercharged run in the city centre with a carnival atmosphere to get athletes off to a flying start.

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  • Sun 4 May 2025
Centenary Square, Birmingham




Age 3-8

  • 1.5 km road running


Who said grown-ups should have all the fun?

The AJ Bell Junior and Mini Great Birmingham Run sees the smallest Brummie runners (aged 3-8) take on a 1.5km dash, while Junior runners (aged 9-15) tackle a supercharged 2.5km sprint.

With a city centre start and finish and the same distinctive carnival atmosphere as the Great Birmingham Run, Birmingham’s next generation of athletes will be off to a flying start.

This event is part of Junior & Mini Great Birmingham Run.

Event video

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Fancy dress
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators


  • Junior and Mini events


  • Accommodation
  • Bag storage
  • Cafe
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Paid parking
  • Toilets
  • Urban

Event HQ

Centenary Square
West Midlands

  • Entertainment
  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Marshals
  • Mass start
  • Traffic free
  • Water stations



  • Public transport links

Sustainability Policy

This event is in the process of updating its Sustainability Strategy in light of its collaborative approach and recent survey. Work to minimise the environmental impacts of this event will continue throughout this process, with particular focus on:

  • Reducing plastic
  • Reducing waste
  • Cutting carbon emissions
  • Responsible procurement

In addition, it is striving to improve performance even further by making sure that sustainability is embedded at the heart of the organisation and culture.

Trees not tees

Finisher tees are now optional. You can choose to forgo your finisher tee shirt at the point of entry, and in lieu of this the organiser will make a donation to the National Trust Woodlands Appeal.

The organisers will donate a portion of the fulfilment costs for each runner who chooses this option to the fund and commit that this donation to be a minimum of £20,000 in 2023.

  • Medal
  • T-shirt

On top of lots of high fives and cheering supporters and an incredible sense of achievement, all runners will get:


  • A t-shirt to run in, and shiny medal to show to all of your friends
  • Spot prizes for best fancy dress
  • Edible treats when you cross the finish line
  • A safe, secure and fun filled route
  • Bragging rights of being part of the biggest and best kids running events

  • Age 3-8
  • Entries open
  • Enter online
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2025 entry fees to be confirmed.

Mini entrants (3-8 yrs) must run with a parent, each child should be entered into the event.

Entry fees

Entry fee


Other races at event

  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • #3 of 2
Centenary Square, Birmingham




Age 9-15

  • 2.5 km road running