The Great Birmingham Run

The AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run is back, bigger and better than ever in May!

Date: 7th May 2023

Where: Pershore Road, Birmingham

Distance: 10K or Half Marathon

Cost: From £46 with a minimum sponsorship (see further details below)

The details

Starting on Broad Street at Centenary Square, runners for both the 10k and half marathon distances will head for the city’s world-famous Jewellery Quarter, passing the Chamberlain Clock at Warstone Lane and Vyse Street, beautiful St Paul’s Square and a city-centre route that features the Mailbox, Grand Central at New Street station, St Martin’s Church, Southside and Digbeth.

Half-marathon participants will follow the same iconic landmarks before heading out of the city centre along Pershore Road, reaching Selly Park at eight miles and a return route that takes in glorious Cannon Hill Park and Edgbaston Stadium.Both distances enjoy a grandstand finish at the Smithfield site near Bullring; home to Commonwealth Games beach volleyball and basketball.


Cost: £46 with a minimum sponsorship of £150

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Half Marathon

Cost: £54 with a minimum sponsorship of £300

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We can provide a Marine Conservation Society running vest or t-shirt for your run - just drop our friendly fundraising team an email to let them know what size you need.

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