2018 Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run

Birmingham - United Kingdom
Half marathon
Your fundraising target: £250

Get your own place

  1. Sign up at the Great Birmingham Run website
  2. Get a sponsorship pack from us
  3. Get set and go!

Get a charity place

Get your charity place for FREE when you pledge to raise a minimum of £300 in sponsorship.

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Got a place already?

Request your sponsorship pack and join our team.

Help out on the day

Join our dedicated events team to support our participants on the day.

Join us at the The Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run, the Midlands' leading half marathon, and take in some of the famous sights of Birmingham

Starting in the city centre the run takes you past Edgbaston Cricket Ground and Cadbury World, before returning to finish on Broad Street. Taking place on the same day as the Birmingham International Marathon you will feel supported and energised the entire course. The atmosphere will be buzzing. You won’t want to miss out on this important day on the athletics calendar!

If you’re training for the half, then why not sign up for the The Great Birmingham Run 10k as part of your training and help raise even more money for CRUK! 

We're the only charity fighting over 200 cancers including the one that matters most to you. Join our team and help raise money for our life-saving research.

Race day information

We'll be there on the day, ready and waiting to scream your name with pride, so make sure you look out for all our cheering points along the course. Once you have finished, why not swing by to our post race reception where we can provide you with some food & drink and thank you in person.

Any questions? Click here to read our most frequently asked questions, which should provide you with all the information you need. Or, you can contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461.

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Support for you

Training plans and advice

We've teamed up with the experts to give you the very best training support and advice for your event.

Practical fundraising help

Get a cheering pack

Our pack includes a banner, clapper boards, cheering sticks, balloons, tattoos and running sacks.

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