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Birmingham’s Year Of Great Runs Is Launched From first times to fastest times… the Great Run Company has unveiled its biggest ever year of running in Birmingham with events for all ages and abilities. Birmingham Selected To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced that it has selected Birmingham, England as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022. Entries Open For Birmingham Events The date for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and Birmingham International Marathon 2018 has been revealed as Sunday, October 14 Running Comes Home To Birmingham For City's Big Weekend Running came home to Birmingham after the city’s biggest ever weekend of activity saw world records broken and over 20,000 people take to the streets for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and first-ever Birmingham International Marathon. Birmingham Set For Biggest Weekend Of Running Thousands of participants of all ages and abilities are preparing to visit Birmingham for the city’s biggest ever weekend of running 106 Year Old Fauja Singh to Start Birmingham Marathon The world’s oldest marathon runner will be one of the honorary starters at the first-ever Birmingham International Marathon on Sunday, October 15. Gareth's Marathon Challenge To Include Birmingham Gareth Hughes will tackle 31 marathons in 31 consecutive days in September and October to raise money for special needs charities in his home county of Cheshire and in Gwent, where he works Birmingham International Marathon T-Shirt Revealed The t-shirt for the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon has been revealed - and there's a story behind the design Foster's Delight At Birmingham Commonwealth Selection Athletics legend Brendan Foster has expressed his delight that Birmingham has been chosen as the UK’s candidate city to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022 Steve Counting Down To Remarkable World Record Coventry-born Steve Edwards is aiming to break the world record for running 800 official marathon races in the fastest average finish time at the Birmingham International Marathon on Sunday, October 15.