Running events in Birmingham

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What you need to know about Running

Running is the world’s most accessible sport. Park runs, colour runs, 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons and ultras — all you need is a pair of trainers and off you go. Running events are hugely popular on Let’s Do This and it’s a sociable sport, so get some friends involved and achieve something extraordinary.

If you’re starting small, the 5k and 10k events are great fun and definitely worth doing even if you’re training for a bigger challenge further down the line. Getting used to the atmosphere of an event is important. You’re so much more likely to hit a better time if there’s a crowd cheering you on, people in fancy dress and a big celebration at the finish line.

Find local Running races

Today, with international organisations, local clubs and national events to choose from, there are thousands of races to discover, and we want to help you find them quickly and easily. Below you’ll find selections by running type, running location and some exceptional events to take part in.

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10k Races in Birmingham

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The iconic Avenger Triathlons return to Ragley Hall, near Alcester in Warwickshire for the sixth time.

The start and finish for all three distances will be in the magnificent Ragley grounds, which also provide activities for all the family.The swim takes place in the boating lake and is based on a 650m lap. From the lake, it is a short, slightly uphill run to transition. The bike routes then take competitors along the drive and out into the beautiful, rolling Warwickshire and Worcestershire countryside, returning to Ragley Hall via the imposing main gates and up the sweeping drive past the Hall itself. The run course, used for the first time in 2016, is based on a 5km lap through woodland tracks, gardens, historic outbuildings and fields of the estate.

This provides all the competitors with a chance to enjoy some of the spectacular scenery Ragley Hall has to offer. In 2017, competitors described the run course as tough but stunning, with great support all the way around.

The Avenger Triathlon

Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, GB
1 race
£16£18
The Avenger Triathlon
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We are thrilled to announce the Alcester 10k is back for its fourth year on Sunday 7th October 2018! Starting and finishing in the beautiful market town of Alcester near Stratford Upon Avon its a race not to be missed!

Seco Alcester 10k

Alcester, Warwickshire, GB
1 race
£19.60£21.60
Seco Alcester 10k
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A flat and fast course around a picturesque park. The 3 lap course is perfect for gauging your effort and breaking that PB! The race will start from the Coventry War Memorial Park track.

Coventry 10k

Coventry, West Midlands, GB
Coventry 10k
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Marathon events in Birmingham

Though the course is in the very centre of Vilnius, You will not sense any smell of exhaust gas and You will not experience any other troubles as the Danske Bank Vilnius marathon is probably one of the most greenest marathons, as well as Vilnius, among all other capitals. As the course of marathons extends in both sides of the river Neris while running You will be able to admire the main historical architectural monuments of Lithuania ( the Cathedral, the campanile, the Gediminas castle, the Hill of three crosses).

Danske Bank Vilnius marathon

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB
Danske Bank Vilnius marathon

Starting in the Medieval market town of Henley in Arden with its half timbered buildings and the earthwork remains of "Beaudesert Castle" the route passes through the village of Ullenhall and then the magnificent "Coughton Court" home of the Throckmorton family who were associated with the "gunpowder plot" of 1605.

The shorter route then returns to Henley passing huge swathes of newly planted trees and some of the remnants of the Ancient Forest of Arden in the form of "Bannams Wood" and "Clouse Wood".

The main course continues through the town of Alcester settled first in Roman times, but later chosen by the Marquis of Hertford who built "Ragley Hall" there as the family seat.

Forest Marathon

Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, GB
Forest Marathon
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5k Races in Birmingham

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The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

Dog Jog – Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB
Dog Jog – Birmingham
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The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

Dog Jog – Coventry

Coventry, West Midlands, GB
Dog Jog – Coventry
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Ultramarathon events in Birmingham

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