AJ Bell Junior & Mini Great Birmingham Run

Mini Entry (3-8 yrs) £14 Junior Entry (9-15 yrs) £14
Start 8:45 am

Calling all future running stars! Lace up your shoes, it’s time to race and find your superpower at this year’s AJ Bell Junior and Mini Great Birmingham Run!
We want each and every one of our young runners, and spectators, to discover their own superpower – whether it’s racing, fundraising or being a superstar spectator. We’re also inviting our enthusiastic runners (big and small!) to come in superhero fancy dress! We’re thinking capes, eye masks and something else to showcase your own power…

The AJ Bell Junior and Mini Great Birmingham Run sees our smallest Brummie runners (aged 3-8) take on a 1.5km dash, while Junior runners (aged 9-15) tackle a supercharged 2.5km sprint. With a city centre start and finish and the same distinctive carnival atmosphere as the main event, Birmingham’s next generation of athletes will be off to a flying start.

Mini entrants (3-8 yrs) must run with a parent, each child should be entered into the event. Junior entrants (9+) do not need to be accompanied by an adult although this can be requested upon entry if required, each child should be entered into the event. 

What makes it great?

Safe and secure route on closed roads

Plenty of cheers and high fives from local supporters

T-shirt for kids to run in and a shiny finisher's medal

On course entertainment including bands on the run

Lots of photo opportunities including official event photos to purchase

Unforgettable finish line experience

Event village with exhibitors, food and drinks to enjoy post-run

Event Timetable: 5 May 2024

Please note: this is a provisional timetable and is subject to change.

Junior Start
Mini Start

It's Fun to Run

Find Runner Photos
The BEST run ever! Family affair this time with my sone taking part too, PB's for both of us!
The atmosphere was amazing and the volunteers were really enthusiastic and helpful.
A gorgeous event to be a part of for the whole family. Loved it all!
Lovely memories made by completing this event and running with my child, both of us enjoyed it.
Brilliant. Such an opportunity for children to get involved in running and enjoy a sport all together.
What a fantastic day, thank you to all the organisers and volunteers who made today possible.

Route Map

The Route

Please note: 2023 course shown. Route may be subject to change.

What You Get

On top of lots of high fives and cheering supporters and an incredible sense of achievement, all runners will get:

  • A t-shirt to run in and a shiny medal to show to all of your friends
  • Spot prizes for best fancy dress
  • Edible treats when you cross the finish line
  • A safe, secure and fun filled route
  • Bragging rights of being part of the biggest and best kids running events.

Great Birmingham Run

Birmingham’s biggest and best running event returns to the city’s streets in May 2023.
Take your place on the AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run 10k or half marathon start line.

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