Quickly becoming one of the most popular road running 10Ks - an unforgettable tour of the UK's second largest city.
Musical motivation is at the core of this buzzing 10K. With live bands on the route, musically themed start waves and a truly exciting atmosphere. This 10K is a must for any ability of runner, be it your first 10K or a warm up for the Great Birmingham half, you'll be sure to enjoy this one!
As the UK’s second biggest city, Birmingham has all the ingredients for a fantastic weekend. Take a trip to the Balti Triangle for a tasty curry, or check out the National Exhibition Centre for the latest line up of shows, which could include anything from Crufts to Beyonce!
If you're a keen shopper Birmingham is the place to be. With a selection of some of the UK’s best shops covering the city you won’t be short on choice.
Birmingham boasts a number of other iconic tourist hot spots, suitable for all the family, including Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Bullring and the world-famous Cadbury World.
Raising money for charity is a big part of the Great Birmingham 10K experience for many runners. You will be able to run for a charity by agreeing to raise sponsorship money.
The course has something for everyone and is suitable for all levels of ability, whether beginner or experienced. It features many of Birmingham's landmarks before the big buzz of a city centre finish... and the buzz doesn't get much bigger than Birmingham's! An undulating but quick course run on the closed roads of Birmingham.
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Secure your charity place and fundraise for your chosen cause - choose a charity below to get started.
No one should have to face cancer alone.
Around 360,000 people are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK. Macmillan wants to ensure no one faces cancer alone and helps with emotional, physical and financial support from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.
£30 raised could enable a small macmillan support centre to be run for one hour or £50 can help fund their online forum for an hour.
This is a common concern but once you get signed up and start fundraising the team at Macmillan Cancer Support will have plenty of tips for reaching (and smashing!) the target. If you think you're going to struggle, the best thing to do is have a chat with them as each charity has its own approach.
Just click 'Find out more now' and fill in the enquiry form to get their contact details - if you put your question in, someone from their team will get back to you.
Registered no: 261017.
Providing vital care to patients and families living with incurable illness.
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice provides personalised support and end of life care to people across Birmingham and Sandwell in the home, local community or at the hospice.
Their vision is where help is available to all individuals, families and carers across the community, wherever and whenever they need it and they plan to extend services to reach over 7,000 individuals by 2020.
Of funds raised £50 could provide someone with care in their own home, £250 could help fund emotional and practical support or £1500 could help a family create memories at their Family Centre.
This is a common concern but once you get signed up and start fundraising the team at Birmingham St Mary's Hospice will have plenty of tips for reaching (and smashing!) the target. If you think you're going to struggle, the best thing to do is have a chat with them as each charity has its own approach.
Registered no: 503456.
There are 2 ways to secure your place in Great Birmingham 10K.
Secure your place at the start line with one of our charity partners.
Click here for the full selection of charity places.
Places are available direct from the event organiser - just pay your entry fee and you're in!
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