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Great Birmingham Run

England's second city is the perfect stage for the event that attracts competitors from across the UK and around the world.The course takes in some of the city's most iconic sights including the Bullring, the Cadbury World in Bournville and Edgbaston cricket ground. Live music from 'bands on the run' keep you motivated every step of the way and thousands of supporters turn out to cheer finishers across the line on Broad Street in the heart of the city centre. 

If you enter the 2016 Great Birmingham 10k and the 2016 Great Birmingham Run half marathon you will receive a £10 discount. The discount will be automatically deducted in the payment section upon the second entry.


Exclusive offer

We'd like to offer everyone who enters the 2016 Great Birmingham 10k, taking place on Sunday 1 May, and the 2016 Great Birmingham Run half marathon, on Sunday 16 October, £10 off the entry fee.

You will pay a total of £50 (including VAT), which will guarantee your place in both of the 2016 Birmingham running events.

Your discount will be deducted after entering the second event, therefore it doesn't matter which one you enter first.

Enter the events using the links below:

Exclusive offer

The Course

The course may be subject to change in the lead up to event day.

Entertainment on the course
The Morrisons Great Birmingham Run will take runners from the iconic City Centre backdrop south towards the world famous cricketing arena of Edgbaston and on to Bournville, the home of Cadbury World. As well as the fantastic sights and support from the locals there will be some upbeat musicians and bands to keep you going along the route.

Course Map

Event location

As the UK’s second biggest city, Birmingham has all the ingredients for a fantastic weekend. Take a trip to the Balti Triangle for a tasty curry, or check out the National Exhibition Centre for the latest line up of shows, which could include anything from Crufts to Beyonce!

If you're a keen shopper Birmingham is the place to be. With a selection of some of the UK’s best shops covering the city you won’t be short on choice.

Birmingham boasts a number of other iconic tourist hot spots, suitable for all the family, including Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Bullring and the world-famous Cadbury World.

For more ideas on things to do in Birmingham you can go to:

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