RunThrough Birmingham Running Festival - September

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Booked 3 times in the last week
£5.00 - £30.00
Booked 3 times in the last week
Run through the streets of Birmingham in this fun filled running festival. There'll be something for runners of all abilities whether its your first 5k or fiftieth Half Marathon. You will get a completely unique medal and also have an awesome time speeding round the beautiful Sutton Park.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Sun, 17 Sept 2023
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Park Rd, The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield B73, UK
Start times
Sun, 17 Sept 2023
10:00am |
9:45am |
Half Marathon:
9:00am |
Group of 6 Bookings:
Kids Race:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Birmingham Running Festival - September
Route information
Terrain: Tarmac
Route Type: Loop
Starting and finishing inside the beautiful Sutton Park, the course heads out onto paths within the park for a lapped 5k, 10k or Half Marathon route that takes in the scenic nature of the park.
Previously the home of the National Road Relays, you will be running on the paths once pounded by Sir Mo Farah, Andy Vernon and many more of GB's greats through the 2,400 acre National Nature Reserve.
The entire course is inside Sutton Park on the roads/paths not on grass and involves laps around the Park.
Each Mile will be accurately marked out and there will be plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way.
  • 5k - 1 lap
  • 10k - 2 laps
  • Half Marathon - 4 laps
Organiser route images
What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Free official race photographs
  • Post race goodies
  • Water stations
  • Marked route
  • Marshals
  • Toilets
  • Baggage drop
  • Fruit and Flapjack
How to get there
Park Rd, The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield B73, UK
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There is a charge for the car parks from Easter until September, as well as on Sundays and bank holidays. The rest of the time parking is free.
Please check the signs within the car park for further details.
By Train
The nearest station is Sutton Coldfield Railway Station which is approximately a 30 minute walk away.
Event day logistics
09:00 Half Marathon starts
09:45 10k starts
10:00 5k starts
11:30 Kids Race starts
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Age Requirements
Runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over, runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over and half marathon runners must be aged 17 or over.
There are toilets at the Visitor Centre, at Banners Gate, and at the Wyndley Leisure Centre.
It is not recommended that you wear headphones during the race so you stay alert to what is going on around you and hear the encouragement from marshals. There will also be pedestrians on the paths you'll be running who you'll need to be aware of.
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RunThrough encourage an active nation through running. They are the UK's largest running community and running event organiser with over 200 events and 150,000+ entrants for their events every year.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are very welcome at this event. Bring family or friends to come cheer you across the finish line.
Are there toilets at the Birmingham Running Festival?
Yes, there are toilets at the Visitor Centre, at Banners Gate, and at the Wyndley Leisure Centre.
Is the course at the Birmingham Running Festival lapped?
Yes, the course is laps around the park. 5k runners will complete 1 lap, 10k runners will complete 2 laps, and 4 laps for the Half Marathon.
What kind of terrain is the Birmingham Running Festival run on?
Entrants will run inside the park along roads/paths, not on grass.
When can I access my race time from the Birmingham Running Festival?
All race times will be published on the RunThrough website after the race is complete.
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