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The Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run

2 races scheduled · 1200 participants · Sat 8th Feb 2020 · Sutton Coldfield
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About this event

Get along to one of the UK's largest urban park areas for the Birmingham 5K and 10K Winter Warmer. In support of Shelter, this run is open to those of all levels and runners will race through the park's immense mixed landscape. Come to help contribute towards a great cause.

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Fix Events is one of the leading multisport event management companies in the UK, with over 11 years experience, hosting over 70+ annual events including running, triathlons, corporate and charity events. We create all-inclusive and welcoming events in some of the best locations in the UK, catering for the super competitive and experienced athlete to complete novices and fun runners. We run standalone events under the Fix Events name and also create successful series such as MoRunning, which supports the Movember Foundation, delivering 22+ MoRuns to over 15,000 MoRunners during November. We also host charity events such as the Go Dad Runs inspired by Colin Jackson, the Use Your Senses series in aid of Guide Dogs UK and the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Run Series. We pride ourselves in delivering the very best and most enjoyable sports events we can. We deliver every event with 100% passion and commitment, to the very highest standard.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Jan 31 2020

What's included:

  • Chip timed
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Post race goodies
  • Great course marshals
  • First aid on-site
  • Distance marked
  • Drinks and snacks
10K
10:00am Sat 8th Feb 2020

Run 10km

5K
10:00am Sat 8th Feb 2020

Run 5km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
At what time does the Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run start?
The Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run starts at 10:00am on Saturday 8th February. … read more
FAQ
Where can I find results for the Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run?
Results will be screened as you finish, and then both uploaded to the website and sent by email once the event has finished. … read more
FAQ
Can you sign up for the Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run on the day?
Yes, you can sign up on the day if the event has not sold out. There are 500 places available for the 5k and 800 for the 10k, so check the website for updates closer to race day. … read more
Route description
Route description

Sutton Park is one of the largest urban park's in the country and the vast majority of it is an area of National Nature Reserve.

This is a 5KM lapped course across the park's mixed terrain and through its towering woodland. In total, there will be 18 marshals on course to keep runners right as well as a water station.

This race aims to raise money for Shelter, whose mission is to help solve the current housing crisis in the UK. Every day, 110 families in England become homeless and Shelter is working tirelessly to help solve this growing issue.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

0800 - 0950: Registration opens

1000: Run begins

Please ensure you arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of your race to ensure you leave plenty of time to complete the registration process.

Spectators

Spectators are strongly encouraged to come along to Sutton Park and support the runners.

The looped nature of the event makes it fantastic for those wishing to cheer on the athletes.

Volunteers

Volunteers are integral to making Fix Events the great spectacle which they are.

Your role will be to marshal on the course or help within the event hub giving participants plenty of support and encouragement

In return, volunteers will receive free entry into one Fix Event. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, then get in touch with [email protected]

How to get there

Park Rd, Sutton Coldfield B73 6BU, UK

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Address: Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B73 6BU

Car:

The postcode is B73 6BU, which is for the Visitors Centre, Park Road entrance, via Town Gate. Please note parking is extremely limited within the park and there is a £2 charge so please try and park before coming in, and make sure you check all options to ensure you arrive with plenty of time to spare.

Train:

Use the Birmingham Cross-City Line.

Sutton Coldfield Station: exit the station via the Car Park, on the Lichfield-bound platform and turn left down Railway Road. At the end of the road turn right and follow Park Road to the Town Gate Entrance.

Four Oaks Station: head out along Station Drive to the traffic island, turn left towards Sutton along the A5127 Lichfield Road, then take the second turning on the right, Blackroot Road. At the end of the road, turn left into the Park at Hartopp Gate.

Butlers Lane Station: turn right onto Butlers Lane, at the end of the lane turn left onto Clarence Road. At the end of Clarence Road, turn right onto Belwell Lane and head towards the traffic lights at the top of the hill. At the traffic lights, cross over Belwell Lane and then cross over Four Oaks Road, to turn left along Four Oaks Road. Opposite Park Drive, turn right into the Park at Four Oaks Gate.

Bus:

There are a number of services that provide transport to the Park. For further details, please visit the Network West Midlands website and use the "Journey Planner" tool.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
At what time does the Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run start?
The Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run starts at 10:00am on Saturday 8th February.
FAQ
Where can I find results for the Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run?
Results will be screened as you finish, and then both uploaded to the website and sent by email once the event has finished.
FAQ
Can you sign up for the Birmingham 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run on the day?
Yes, you can sign up on the day if the event has not sold out. There are 500 places available for the 5k and 800 for the 10k, so check the website for updates closer to race day.
FAQ
What is the minimum age?
There is no minimum age. We would like to remind parents/guardians that children running the event remain their responsibility.
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