Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run
A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during the Winter and run this event with us around the beautiful Sutton Park, in the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield. There will be loads of great entry benefits and a load of fun, smiles, hugs and high fives along the way. So come on, let's do this! Secure your place today!
Our Winter Warmer Runs are proud to support the Charity Shelter, and our goal is to help raise awareness and funds for them.
Super cool Medal for all
Finish line goodies from our event partners
Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B73 6BU
By Car: The postcode is B73 6BU, which is for the Visitors Centre, Park Road entrance, via Town Gate.
By Train: Sutton Coldfield Station is the main station for the town, with regular services to London Euston. It is situated on the Redditch-Birmingham New Street-Lichfield Cross-City Line, 12.1k North East of Birmingham New Street. Exit the station via the car park, on the Lichfield bound platform and turn left down Railway Road. At the end of the road turn right and follow Park Road to the Town Gate Entrance.
By Bus: There are a number of services that provide transport to the Park. For further details please visit the network west midlands website and use the "Journey Planner".
Parking is extremely limited within the park and there is a £2 charge so please try and park before coming in, and make sure you check all options to ensure you arrive with plenty of time to spare.
ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
The 5k and 10k runs will start together at 10am
Registration will be open from 8.00am and will close at 9.50am so please arrive nice and early.
PLEASE NOTE you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event.
Race information will be sent by email pre-event and all your race details can be found within your online profile. Once registered login to check race updates, news, partner offers and more.
You will be using our Chip on Bib race numbers and it is important these are displayed on your outer garment to ensure we can see your race number when running, and to help the timing system to read your time.
Bag storage is available at the event, however space is limited so travel as lightly as possible.
Toilets will be within the event hub and ensure you go with plenty of time to spare to avoid long queues.
Coffee and snacks will be available for sale within the event hub.
The start of the run will be staggered to avoid too much congestion on the towpaths. However this will not affect your time as our Results Base timing team will record your time from when you cross the starting mat.
There will be marshals around the course to support and encourage you.
Please take care when running around the course as this is public land and local residents will be out and about. Please always stay on the left unless otherwise guided.
If wearing headphones please make sure you can hear other people around you and marshal instructions.
AFTER THE EVENT
Results will be displayed on our Results Base Timing screen so after crossing the finish line you can check out your instant results. These go live to our website and you will receive an email update once the race is over.
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Another race completed
The race was well organised and had a friendly atmosphere.
A great route, a few "hills" to make it interesting. It is mostly on good paths, with a few short sections or very easy trial. I would happily enter again.