Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run

Broad Street, Birmingham

Organiser's Description

Take your place as the City comes together for this half marathon challenge. Experience the support of the community all the way along the 13.1 mile course through the heart of Birmingham. The route features the iconic Bullring, Cadbury World and Edgbaston cricket ground, which are all brought to life by the motivating sounds of live music from bands on the run, with a dramatic finish in the heart of the city. (Start times tbc)


  • Half marathon
    £36 BOOK

Broad Street, Birmingham

10.30 Start of the Great Birmingham Run Orange wave

10.43 Start of the Great Birmingham Run White wave

10.57 Start of the Great Birmingham Run Green wave

11.05 Start of the Great Birmingham Run Pink wave

Exclusive medal and t-shirt

Goodie-filled finisher’s pack

Timing chip for accurate results

Free training and advice

Security of closed roads

Incredible on-course support

Ensure you plan your journey to the start line in advance as there will be a number of road closures in place and your usual routes into the city may not be available.

Birmingham City centre is well-serviced by buses/coaches. Due to the road closures for the event some local bus services will be diverted, visit then click on ‘temporary diversions’ to view the most up-to-date information.

Birmingham City centre has a number of train stations that are within walking distance of the start/finish areas.

If you do need to use your car do not rely on sat navs as these could take you along routes that are closed for the event; click here for the maps of the road closures in place for the event and plan your route accordingly.

Parking is only available within the city centre on a first come, first served basis, at runners’ own cost. For information on available car parks, visit

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Only 11 miles

Not their fault. But security issues on the day meant the course was only 11miles long.
And for that reason only I can’t mark it higher

Eddie Milner / Oct 15, 2019

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