Great Birmingham 10K

Entries for next year’s Great Birmingham 10k, on Sunday 31 May are now open. Enter before 10am Monday 21 October 2019 to get the early bird offer of 20% off the entry price. The event will be staged on an exciting new course incorporating the historic heart of Birmingham and world-famous heritage sites, starting near the much-loved Hippodrome theatre in Southside. Runners will be taken through the Jewellery Quarter and past the Mailbox before it reaches its grandstand finish at Victoria Square and Colmore Row.

 



Please see below for the 2019 event day timetable:

Time  
09:00 Information point and baggage facility opens 
10:00 Warm-up starts
10:10 Start of the ENGLISH MASTERS WAVE & FAST PACED WAVE (CATHEDRAL START)
10.14 Start of the ORANGE WAVE (TOWN HALL START)
10:20 Start of the WHITE WAVE (CATHEDRAL START)
10:26 Start of the RED WAVE (CATHEDRAL START)
10:32 Start of the GREEN WAVE (TOWN HALL START)
10:38 Start of the PINK WAVE (TOWN HALL START)

*NB. All times are subject to change in the lead up to the event

As the UK’s second biggest city, Birmingham has all the ingredients for a fantastic weekend. Take a trip to the Balti Triangle for a tasty curry, or check out the National Exhibition Centre for the latest line up of shows, which could include anything from Crufts to Beyonce!

If you're a keen shopper Birmingham is the place to be. With a selection of some of the UK’s best shops covering the city you won’t be short on choice.

Birmingham boasts a number of other iconic tourist hot spots, suitable for all the family, including Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Bullring and the world-famous Cadbury World.

For more ideas on things to do in Birmingham you can go to: www.visitbirmingham.com.

About Birmingham

Birmingham has a huge selection of places to stay to suit all budgets and tastes. We recommend you familiarise yourself with the location of the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k, research your travel options and make sure you choose somewhere suitable that will allow you to get to the start line in plenty of time.

If you are making a weekend of it in the nation’s second largest city then go to  www.visitbirmingham.com/where-to-stay

Accommodation

Great People, Great Community, Great Run Local. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to train or want to continue your Great Run experience, join friendly runners and volunteers at our weekly 2k & 5k runs! Register for your wristband or free card to join in the fun.

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