Great Run News

Thousands Take On Great Birmingham Run Despite the security concern which resulted in the course being shortened to 11.07 miles, thousands of runners enjoyed the challenge of the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run on Sunday 13 October. Birmingham Run To Set Off From New Street On Sunday Half marathon runners, are you ready? This year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run is just days away. Barmy Army Inspired Cricket Support On Half Marathon Half-marathon runners will be bowled over by the kind of unrivalled support that roared England onto World Cup-clinching runs at Edgbaston Stadium when they pass the iconic cricketing venue on Sunday October 13. Grandparents To Take Part For Miracle Grandchildren Grateful grandparents are teaming up to walk the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run half marathon to say a heartfelt thankyou to the charity that provided hope after their grandchildren were born with an incurable condition. Great Birmingham Run Recreated In Lego Ready, steady, LEGO…! How’s this for a new view of the Midlands’ biggest half marathon? Half Marathon Success After 11 Stone Loss The benefits of generally being active and eating a healthy diet are widely known and it’s never too late to make changes. Dad Takes On Half Marathon For Children's Hospital A dad from Ross-on-Wye, whose daughter was born with a rare heart condition, will be taking part in this year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run on Sunday, October 13, to raise money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. Make Way For The Younger Generation It’s not only mums and dads who will get the chance to run the streets of Birmingham city centre on Sunday, October 13. Coping With PTSD Through Running Brum Half Medical evidence shows being active can improve your mental wellbeing – and Great Birmingham Run debutant Ryan Mills is living proof. Pizzas, Pals, PBs - Oregano Project Training Tips Fitting in running around your work and family life can be tricky. And it often means you end up training alone. But with a little creative thinking, you can enjoy the benefits of being part of a team - even if you don’t see each other that often.