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Marathon Effort For Paralympian Darren Celebrated British Paralympian will be taking part in the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon on Sunday, 15 October First-Ever Birmingham Marathon Reaches Entry Limit The first ever Birmingham International Marathon has now officially FILLED all general entry places after an overwhelming response from runners across the UK and beyond. Couple’s 10,000-Mile Trek To First Birmingham Marathon RUNNING’S coming home – and so are the two honorary Brummies making the staggering 10,000-mile round trip to take on the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon. Less Than 800 Places Left For Birmingham Marathon With 21 weeks to go until the first Birmingham International Marathon takes to the city streets it has been revealed fewer than 800 general entry places are now available. Record Turnout For Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K A record number of participants of all abilities are getting their running shoes ready for this weekend’s biggest ever Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K Ruth Turns Life Around To Take On Marathon Ruth Stokes was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in December 2014, but turned her life around through running, and will now tackle the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon in her old hometown in October. Minnows Eyeing More Shocks at The Ding Dong Derby Cup! A season of seismic cup shocks could produce further giant-killing acts – at the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k. Birmingham International Marathon Hits 5,000 Milestone First-ever Birmingham International Marathon has reached a major milestone - recruiting its 5,000th runner only two months after entries opened Inaugural Marathon Attracts International Field The inaugural Birmingham International Marathon will truly live up to its name after organisers revealed dozens of runners from across the world have already signed up to take part. More Than 4,000 Sign Up For Marathon The Midlands is buzzing with running mania after organisers of the Birmingham International Marathon revealed more than 4,000 people have already signed up for next year’s inaugural event, just two weeks after entries were opened.