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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 Glass Act Michael Limbers Up For Marathon Football-mad Michael will take on the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon in October after shedding two and a half stone 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.