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.
10k, and 5k
Sun 20th Mar 2022
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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The event experience
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Tamworth B79 7NA, UK
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.
- Finisher's medal
- On-course aid stations
- Pavilion cafe open for refreshments
- Course marked
- Stunning course
How to get there
Tamworth B79 7NA, UKGet full directions
There is a long stay car park, which is around a 5 - 7 minute walk to the starting ground. Additionally, there is a short stay car park which is smaller but located nearer to the castle.
There are frequent rail services which run from London to Tamworth Station. If you would like to find out more information, please visit: http://www.londonmidland.com/
The station is around a 10 minute walk from the castle.
Event day logistics
10:30 5k and 10k starts
10:30 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.
Birmingham Insurance Institute
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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.
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 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 Birmingham Insurance Institute Fun Run?
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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