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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. Birmingham's Walking Wave Grows In Popularity Sign-up figures have revealed more people than ever are choosing to walk the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k with its ‘Walking Wave’ growing in popularity Dedicated Wave For Faster-Paced Runners In Birmingham Information for runners taking on the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon on Sunday 15 October Mandy's Set For A Marathon Comeback Mandy Draper was knocked off her bike while cycling home from work, causing head injuries, a punctured lung, broken ribs, a broken wrist and a broken back in two places. Now, she will take on the Birmingham International Marathon