Birmingham Black Country Half-Marathon

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£33.00 - £35.00Free injury protection
About
This unique point to point race takes runners along the canal towpaths between Wolverhampton City Centre and Brindley Place in Birmingham. Come for the floating drinks stations, scenic views, and goody bag at the finish line.
Participants
Half Marathon
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Calendar
Sat 2nd Jul 2022
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Atmosphere
Good

Based on 1,000 participants

Elevation
Rolling Hills

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Civic Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 9SE, UK
Start times
Half Marathon:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Birmingham Black Country Half-Marathon
Half Marathon
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13mi
£33.00 - £35.00
Route information
This mostly flat event takes runners along the famous 'Coseley Tunnel', a 360m tunnel and memorable part of the race. The route will be plenty scenic, and mostly flat with a few small inclines at locks and bridges.
There will also be floating drinks stations in the form of canal barges every 3 miles, which will offer runners water and electrolytes.
The conditions underfoot vary from gravel tracks and un-kept trails to smooth pavement.
What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Floating drinks stations
  • Well-stocked goody bag
  • Bag drop
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How to get there
Civic Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 9SE, UK
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The Start
The Canal & River Trust Boat Yard in Wolverhampton is very accessible from the train station or there are car parks in the surrounding area for a fee.
There will be comprehensive instructions in the race information pack.
The Finish
Ideally, entrants should head towards the Birmingham Sealife centre in Brindley Place, Birmingham. From there, head towards the NIA / Barlcaycard Arena and look down to the left to find the event village.
The finish line is just off from the main line and many people use the Bridges to spectate from.
Getting back to Wolverhampton is a 10 minute walk to Birmingham New Street Station or 5 Ways Station.
Event day logistics
08:00 Half Marathon starts
More detailed information will be available closer to raceday.
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 16 and older to enter the Half Marathon.
FAQ's
What kind of terrain is The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon?
The conditions underfoot vary from gravel tracks and un-kept trails to smooth pavement.
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Is there somewhere I can leave my bag while I run at The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be a bag drop at the event.
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Will there be parking at The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon?
There will be parking in the surrounding area for a fee.
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