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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. 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 THSH Staff in Tune for Birmingham Business Challenge The city’s Town Hall & Symphony Hall staff are being encouraged to keep their work-life balance in harmony – by entering the PKF Cooper Parry Business Challenge at the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k. GREAT RUN ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ARCADIS Newly designated UK Superbrand, Arcadis, has teamed up with the UK’s biggest mass participation running series, Great Run, to become the official City Development Partner in four of their key cities across the UK. 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 Business Advisors Sponsor Business Challenge PKF Cooper Parry is to become title sponsor of the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and Great Birmingham 10K Business Challenge events. Vernon Snatches Great Birmingham Run Win From Thompson Andy Vernon cruised to victory in the Great Birmingham Run half marathon to deny clubmate Chris Thompson back-to-back wins in the Second City. Spectacular Weekend for Birmingham THOUSANDS of runners pounded the pavements of England’s second city as Birmingham celebrated its greatest weekend of running. Nicki and Eleanor To Realise Dream Of Walking Together Mother and daughter to take on 2.5k Junior Great Birmingham Run against all odds