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Birmingham’s Year Of Great Runs Is Launched
From first times to fastest times… the Great Run Company has unveiled its biggest ever year of running in Birmingham with events for all ages and abilities.
26 Jan 2018
Birmingham Selected To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced that it has selected Birmingham, England as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022.
21 Dec 2017
Entries Open For Birmingham Events
The date for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and Birmingham International Marathon 2018 has been revealed as Sunday, October 14
06 Dec 2017
Running Comes Home To Birmingham For City's Big Weekend
Running came home to Birmingham after the city’s biggest ever weekend of activity saw world records broken and over 20,000 people take to the streets for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and first-ever Birmingham International Marathon.
15 Oct 2017
Birmingham Set For Biggest Weekend Of Running
Thousands of participants of all ages and abilities are preparing to visit Birmingham for the city’s biggest ever weekend of running
13 Oct 2017
106 Year Old Fauja Singh to Start Birmingham Marathon
The world’s oldest marathon runner will be one of the honorary starters at the first-ever Birmingham International Marathon on Sunday, October 15.
04 Oct 2017
500 PLACES LEFT IN SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT BIRMINGHAM RUN
Don't miss out. Enter before 10:00 on Thursday 5 October to receive your run pack in the post.
28 Sep 2017
Gareth's Marathon Challenge To Include Birmingham
Gareth Hughes will tackle 31 marathons in 31 consecutive days in September and October to raise money for special needs charities in his home county of Cheshire and in Gwent, where he works
26 Sep 2017
Look Out For 7ft Peppa Pig At the Great Birmingham Run
What would Daddy Pig say? A Midlands charity fundraiser has revealed how he plans to stand out from the crowd at next month’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run.
22 Sep 2017
Mayor's Movers to Take on Great Birmingham Run
On Sunday October 15th eleven members of the West Midlands Combined Authority including Mayor of the West Midlands Mayor Andy Street CBE will be taking on the 13.1mile Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run to raise funds for Cure Leukaemia.
20 Sep 2017
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