Great Run News

Kay Is Set For Half Marathon In Memory Of Her Friend Kay Weston will take part in the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run to raise awareness of an LGBTQ+ charity in memory of her friend who was killed in a car accident. Six Reasons Why Runners Take On Great Birmingham Run The biggest half marathon in the Midlands returns to the Second City on October 14 when runners, joggers and walkers of all abilities will tackle the new-look Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run half marathon. A Daughter To Run In Memory Of Her Dad A daughter will be running the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run in aid of Bowel Cancer UK after she lost her dad to the disease when she was just 15. LAW FIRM PINSENT MASONS TO TAKE ON BUSINESS CHALLENGE The city centre office of law firm Pinsent Masons will be entering a team in this year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge to raise awareness of the life-saving work of Birmingham Children’s Hospital. MUM TO TAKE ON HER FIRST 13.1-MILE RUN IN MEMORY OF SON A mum will take part in the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run in memory of her son who died from brain tumour just days before marathon. Viv’s Great Run for Warley Woods Community Trust The Trust Manager at Warley Woods will run at Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run to raise money for a local charity - Warley Woods Community Trust, the only large urban park in the UK that is managed by its local community. Amanda to take on half marathon after two miscarriages A mother will be running the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run to raise money for Tommy’s, a baby charity that helped her to give birth to a healthy boy after suffering from two miscarriages. Great Birmingham Run Unveils New Route The thousands of participants who sign up for this year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run will be heading back to Broad Street after organisers unveiled a new and improved route for the annual 13.1-mile event. Brother to Make Heartfelt Tribute to 'Amazing' Sister The brother of a Birmingham doctor who was tragically killed while they cycled together in Edgbaston will make an emotional return to the scene of the accident when he takes on the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run. 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