Join the second biggest half marathon in the UK with 18,000 runners + live music en route to keep up the motivation!
See Birmingham come alive with thousands of runners pounding the streets as they tick off 13.1 miles, encouraged by live bands, entertainment and cheering crowds.
The Great Birmingham Run will take runners from the iconic City Centre backdrop south towards the world famous cricketing arena of Edgbaston and on to Bournville, the home of Cadbury World.
Runners can find training advice, preparation tips, important race details and exclusive offers on the free Great Run App. Friends and family can also use the app, to track your progress in real time and get an estimated finish time for to see you cross the line.
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.
"Great atmosphere, wonderful event" - Duncan Nealon
"First half marathon, very well organised, can't wait until next year" - Danny Watson
Raising money for charity is a big part of the Great Birmingham Run experience for many runners. You will be able to run for a charity by agreeing to raise sponsorship money.
Secure your charity place and fundraise for your chosen cause - choose a charity below to get started.
The UK’s leading support and research charity for the 850,000 people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Every 3 minutes someone develops dementia, a progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and the ability to carry out the simplest tasks and it can happen to anyone at any time. Your support of Alzheimer's Society directly helps over 100,000 people through their local services across the UK and to fund their commitment to spend £150 million on cutting-edge research over the next decade to improve care and work towards a cure.
Registered no: 296645.
Helping people with mental health problems have a better life
Mental Health UK brings together four national mental health charities from each of the four nations (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) to deliver information, advice and support resulting from over 40 years of combined experience.
This uniquely advantageous position has a positive impact for the millions of people reached, including; information and tools to help recognise the signs of mental health, workplace conversations to improve wellbeing, support groups and volunteers.
Registered no: 1170815.
There are 2 ways to secure your place in Great Birmingham Run.
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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