Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run
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 nxbus.co.uk 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.
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Only 11 miles
And for that reason only I can’t mark it higher