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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
25 Jun 2018
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.
21 Jun 2018
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.
13 Jun 2018
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
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28 Sep 2017
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