Birmingham Run 2021

Sutton Park, Birmingham
UK Triathlon has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

--- This event has provisionally been rescheduled to 17th October 2021 due to ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus. The race organiser will be in touch with you if you have made a booking for this event ---

This event is aimed at all abilities and takes place within the stunning Sutton Park, which guarantees a fantastic challenge and a great day out.

Sutton Park, the largest urban parkland in Europe, covering 2,400 acres, is the perfect setting for a memorable running experience, delivering a sense of wilderness within an urban environment. A closed-to-traffic route on tarmac roads within the Park, and through heathland and ancient woodland. Half marathon, 10k and 5k events. Under 12s go free in the 5k fun run with a full paying adult.

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  • Birmingham 5k Fun Run
    £17 BOOK
  • Birmingham 5k Fun Run - One Adult & One Free Child Entry
    £17 BOOK
  • Birmingham 10k
    £22 BOOK
  • Birmingham Half Marathon
    £27 BOOK

All UK Triathlon 2020 events

Your Health before the Event

If you have any Covid-19 symptoms do not come to the event. If you develop symptoms within 14 days after the event and are tested positive, please contact UK Triathlon immediately.

Social Distancing

It is each and every person's responsibility to social distance at 2 metres where possible before, during and after the event. Please make sure your spectators are aware of and abide by the 2 metre distance rule.

Hand Sanitising

There will be 10 hand sanitiser stations around the venue, please hand sanitise before registration, entering transition, finish line and whenever you have the opportunity to do so before and after the event. Please sanitise before and after toilet use.


Please allow more time than normal to register. You must register yourself. You cannot have anyone register for you. Only one competitor will be allowed to register at a time (except relay teams who must register together). Please queue at a 2 metre separation. Hand sanitise before entering. Every competitor will be temperature checked with a digital thermometer before registering.


Each competitor has their own numbered racking position. Rack only there and with your race number facing you.

Race Brief

There will be a short race brief shortly before each event starts from the finish line stage which will be announced over the PA system on the day.

Start Format - Lake Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time and be started at the edge of the lake at 10 second intervals. You can only do your warm up on dry land. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Start Format - Pool Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time at 30 second intervals. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Bike Course

Normal drafting rules apply.

Run Course

Overtake or pass other competitors at a minimum distance of 2 metres where possible.

Feed Stations Run & Finish line

Drinks will be dispensed for you at feed stations, High5 Energy Source & Water will be identified clearly with signs. Move away as quickly as possible allowing for other competitors. Bin your litter.


Please do not bring unnecessary spectators if possible. Your Covid Officer is Vic Bickerton If you wish to report anything regarding Covid safety, please report it to Vic located at the finish line.

Finishers medal for everyone

Prizes for the top 3 male & female in the 1/2 marathon & 10k

Prizes for the winners of the male & female 5k Fun Run

Prizes for age group winners

Free entry for under 12s in the 5k fun run (must be accompanied by a full paying adult)

Free bag drop area next to registration

Chip timing

Sutton Park, Streetly Gate, Birmingham B74 3EW

Sutton Park is in the centre of the Country and is served by excellent road links.

On-site parking is available.

Entry for 16+ yr old in the 1/2 Marathon, 14+ yr old in the 10k, 12+ yr old in the 5k. Under 12s may take part in the 5k Fun Run but must be accompanied by an 18+ yr old.

Free entry for under 12s in the 5k Fun Run (must be accompanied by a full paying adult)

Registration will be open Saturday 2:00pm until 4:00pm and Sunday from 7:45am until 9:00am, located inside the orange Mornflake Marquee. Please know your race number ready for registration staff. Arrive 60 minutes before your start time.

At registration you will receive a race envelope containing: Race Number x1 and an electronic timing chip x1

Full and up to date 2020 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event. Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions on the day.

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Birmingham Run 2021

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