Great Run News

Is Your Company The Midland's Fittest and Fastest? Boost office spirit and team morale with the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge where West Midlands Mayor was among winners at last year’s event UK's 'Mr Sleek' To Take On His First Half Marathon A Solihull electrician crowned the UK’s ‘Mr Sleek’ for his incredible weight loss achievements is hoping he can ‘spark’ people’s interest in getting active after signing up for his first Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run. How Running Helped Graham Lose 7 Stone Tipping the scales at more than 21 stone, Graham Berry knew he had to do something about his increasing waistline. 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. 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. 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 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. 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 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. 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.