Birmingham Running Festival 5k, 10k & Half

Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Organiser's Description

We’re back for our second 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's an option for everyone, perfect for a fun morning out running with friends and family!

At the home of the National Road Relays, only 6 miles from Birmingham City Centre, you will be running on the paths once pounded by Sir Mo Farah, Andy Vernon and many more of our GB greats, through the 2,400 acre National Nature Reserve. Each Mile 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. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

Start Time

09:30am

Races

Unique themed medal

Chip timed results

Free official race photographs

Post race goodies

Sutton Park, Park Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 6BT

By car: From Junction 7 of the M6 take the A34 then the A4041, which will take you to the venue. The Park can also also be accessed from the M42 leave at Junction 10 or 9 and follow the signs for Sutton Coldfield. Use postcode B73 6BT for your Satnav. There are several entrances to the Park.

By train: Sutton Coldfield rail station is situated on the Redditch-Birmingham New Street-Lichfield Cross-City Line 7.5 miles North East of Birmingham New Street, which is a major destination for services from London Euston, Glasgow Central and Edinburgh Waverley via the West Coast Main Line,and the national hub of the CrossCountry network, with long-distance trains serving destinations from Aberdeen to Penzance. It is also a major hub for local and suburban services within the West Midlands, including those on the Cross City Line.

Sutton Coldfield rail station is 3+ miles from the venue, across or around the Park.

There is plenty of free parking at the venue.

9.30am - Half Marathon
10.00am - 5k
10.05am - 10k

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.

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Reviews

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Well organised

This was the first time I have ran at Sutton Park, the course was very nice although there were a lot more hills than I thought there would be. The event was well organised and plenty of people to encourage you along

Tess Adams / Feb 24, 2020

Great event !

Brilliant morning with lovelyyy volunteers and great atmosphere- back next year most definitely

Dylan O’Rourke / Feb 23, 2020

Superb evdnt

Well organised, helpful staff and a great location

Stuart burton / Feb 23, 2020

Great first 10k run

Really enjoyed the race. One thing they could improve on is getting the late runners to register abit later so they don’t have to stand around in the rain

Ashley Gray / Feb 23, 2020

Great day

Really good race, very very hilly. Guy on microphone giving everyone support was a legend thanks fella👍👍

Ben Payne / Feb 23, 2020

Winter Sutton Coldfield half mara

Well organised, with high spirits and supporter marshalls around the course. Good facilities. Course interesting and varied... Got a little repeative by lap 4!

Luke Lehmann / Feb 23, 2020

Brilliant event

Excellent friendly marshalling. Fantastic medal and free goodies at the end

Steve Jones / Feb 23, 2020

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