Birmingham 10K & 5K Fun Run

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Sutton Park, Birmingham,

B74 3EW

Event Start: From 7am 
Entry: Open  
Entry Fee: From £15  
Minimum Age: 10K - Minimum age 14 years

5K Fun Run - Under 12's must be accompanied by an adult




The Event

The City of Birmingham 10K and 5K Fun Run takes place within stunning Sutton Park and is aimed at all abilities. Whether you are running for fun or an experienced runner, choose which distance you’d like to take part in. The event guarantees to be a fantastic challenge and a great day out!

Supported by Birmingham City Council, we are delighted that the fabulous venue of Sutton Park, Birmingham is the setting for our City of Birmingham 10K and 5k Fun Run.  In the centre of the country and served by excellent road links, Sutton Park gives the perfect setting for a memorable running experience. Delivering a sense of wilderness within an urban environment, visitors to Sutton Park can enjoy the captivating scenery. Event course within Sutton Park, the largest urban parkland in Europe covering 2,400 acres.


  • Closed to traffic run course on tarmac roads within the park and rural run through heathland & ancient woodland
  • Ideal forerunner for the Birmingham half marathon
  • A great value for money event
  • Chip timed
  • On-site parking
  • Pending RunBritain registered
  • Prizes for the top 3 male & female in the 10k
  • Prizes for the winners of the male & female 5k Fun Run
  • Prizes for age group winners
  • Entry open for 14+ yr old in the 10k, 12+ yr old in the 5k. Under 12's may take part in the 5k Fun Run but must be accompanied by an 18+ yr old.
  • Free entry for under 12's in the 5k fun run (must be accompained by a full paying adult)

Competitor race day information will be e-mailed 7-10 days before the event.

Telephone entry

If you’ve entered one of UK Triathlon events before all we’ll need is your name, date of birth, postcode and email, just have your payment ready and we’ll do the rest! Don’t delay, call 01270 842800 and secure your place today! (Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9:30am-3:30pm).


Competitor Race Day Information

Please note the race day information below is from our 2015 event is only for reference.

Birmingham 10k and 5k race day information 2015

Age Categories (age on race day)

14 years of age for the 10k run.

12 years of age for the 5k fun run

We have no minimum age for our 5k fun run but under 12 years of age must be accompanied at all times by an adult (18 years +).


Course Maps

City of Birmingham 10k & 5k Fun Run Course Map


City of Birmingham Run Start and Finish


City of Birmingham Run, Streetly Entrance


Official Course Measurement Certificate 


2015 Results

10k Male results

10k Female results

5k Male results 5k Female results

2014 Results  

10k Male results

10k Female results

5k Male results 5k Female results




Position Name Time
1st Daniel Williams 37:03
2nd Paul Coupe 37:11
3rd David Dalziel 37:19


Position Name Time
1st Leonie Balter 38:16
2nd Sarah Julius 42:10
3rd Lea Ruzie 42:35


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Position Name Time
1st Ian Dempsey 37:19
2nd Jonathan Carter 37:24
3rd Scott Williams 37:58


Position Name Time
1st Natasha Blunt 40:09
2nd Michelle Alcock 40:26
3rd Gemma Parry-Williams 44:44

Race Venue

Sutton Park,

Streetly Gate Entrance, Thornhill Road,

Sutton Coldfield,

B74 3EW

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Race Day Information

Course Map



Birmingham Run video

Race Distances 

10K - Minimum age 14 years

5K Fun Run - Under 12's must be accompanied by an adult