Birmingham Running Festival

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Sutton Park, Thornhill Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham ​B74 3EW​​

Sun 20th February 2022

Starting at 09:30

3 races

£21.00 - £28.00



All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.

As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.

There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email

There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.

You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.

There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.


The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.

There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.

If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.

Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.


Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.

We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.

Run Through Events has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

We’re back with our Birmingham Running Festival at the wonderful Sutton Park in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. Beat those February blues and choose between a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon distance – there is an option for everyone making, it the perfect opportunity for a fun morning out running with friends and family!

At the home of the National Road Relays, you will be running on the paths through the 2,400 acre National Nature Reserve once pounded by Sir Mo Farah, Andy Vernon and many more of our GB greats. Each kilometre will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that chequered flag finish.


  • Half Marathon
  • 10 Km
  • 5 Km


  • Half Marathon
  • 10 Km
  • 5 Km

What's Included

Unique themed medal

Chip timed results

Free official race photographs

Post race goodies

How to Get There

Located only 6 miles from Birmingham City Centre.


There are several entrances to the park. Car parks are marked on the Sutton Park map.

There is a charge for the car parks from Easter until September, and on Sundays and Bank Holidays. At other times parking is free. Check signs in the car park for full details.


Sutton Park Thornhill Road, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3EW

Course Details

The entire course is inside Sutton park on the roads/paths not on grass.

Each Kilometer will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that chequered flag finish.

The race involves laps around the Park. There will be 1 lap for the 5k, 2 laps for the 10k and 4 laps for the Half Marathon.

Course Map


There are toilets at the Visitor Centre, at Banners Gate, and at the Wyndley Leisure Centre.

Visit the AccessAble website for information about accessibility and facilities at the park.

start times

Half Marathon – 9:00am

10k – 9:45am

5k – 10:00am


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Pete Bartlett

Tarcissus Li

Janine Saunders

Adam Brooks

Rafael Guerreiro


Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

20 Feb 2022

£21.00 - £28.00