Birmingham International Marathon

Alexander Stadium - Walsall Rd

Get your own place

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

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Get ready to tie your laces and run the Birmingham International Series, the first of the Great Run British Marathon Series.

Join us at the starting line for the Birmingham International Marathon and feel like a star! Start the course at the famous Alexander Stadium, where current and future Olympians compete.

Run 26.2 miles around the heart of the city and take in urban and rural sites. Enjoy iconic sights of Birmingham such as the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium, Millennium Point and Canon Hill Park.

Taking place on the same day as the Great Birmingham Run you will feel supported and energised across the entire course. The atmosphere will be buzzing. You won’t want to miss out on this important day on the athletics calendar!

Wait no longer, join our team and take on the Birmingham International Marathon.

Together, we can help beat cancer sooner. 

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.

Support for you

Practical fundraising help

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Training plans and advice

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