Join the second biggest half marathon in the UK with 18,000 runners + live music en route to keep up the motivation! Make a difference to people’s lives affected by poor mental health. What are you waiting for? Join #TeamMHUK today.
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.
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Working across the UK, Mental Health UK provides support, information and advice where one in four people is affected by mental health problems every year.
Of money raised, £20 could pay for two hours room hire for a new support group or £50 could pay for art materials to help members of a support group relax and build friendships.
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