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Birmingham Insurance Institute Fun Run

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Speed around the picturesque Tamworth Castle in this 5k or 10k race. Perfect for novices and seasoned pros alike, the course will loop around the grounds of this Grade I listed building, which dates back to the 11th Century. Sign up for the historic backdrop or for the bespoke finisher's medal.

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This is a mixed 5k and 10k event which takes place around the iconic Tamworth Castle in Staffordshire. This Grade I listed Norman Castle dates first dates back to the 11th Century, first falling into disuse after an onslaught of Viking Invasions.

This race is perfect for runners of all abilities, from those looking to enjoy a Sunday morning run in spectacular surroundings or for experienced athletes attempting to clock a PB.

The course will be clearly marked throughout, with a water station at the 5k mark.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's medal
  • On-course aid stations
  • Pavilion cafe open for refreshments
  • Course marked
  • Stunning course
Raceday Logistics


1030: 5k and 10k starts

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the race is scheduled to start to ensure there is ample time to complete the registration process and have a sufficient warm-up.


Spectators are strongly encouraged to come along to Tamworth to cheer on the runners.

Afterwards, supporters can enjoy the scenic Castle grounds for themselves.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be catering on-site at Tamworth Castle?
Yes, the pavilion cafe will be open for supporters and for runners after the race.
Where does the money raised from the Birmingham Insurance Institute 5K/10K go?
All profits from the race will be donated for the President's charity for that year - The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone, and /or The Insurance Charities.
Is there an age limit for the race?
All entrants must be aged 12+ on the day of the race.
Who are the lead sponsors for the Fun Run?
The event is brought together with the help of 3 key sponsors: Allianz Insurance, Centrix Underwriting, and Idex Consulting.

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We are the second largest Institute in the UK and are run by elected officers, Council and the Young Professionals' Committee. Everyone involved is a volunteer who seek to give something back to the profession in the local area alongside their normal day job.



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