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Birmingham Run 2023 - ONLINE ENTRY CLOSED

We will be taking entries on the day between 7:15am and 8:15am only. Cash payment only.

Half Marathon £30, 10k £25 & 5k Fun Family Fun Run £20 (includes free under 12 yrs childs place). 

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Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Fun Run

Date: 6th August 2023
Venue: Boldmere Gate, Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6LN
Event Start: From 08:30am

Entry Fee:

5K EVENT - 5K Fun Run - £17
  5K EVENT - 5K Fun Run (One Adult & Free Child Entry) - £17
(Under 12's go FREE with full paying adult)
  10K EVENT - 10K - £22
  10K EVENT - 10K Club Discount - £20
  1/2 MARATHON - Half Marathon - £27
  1/2 MARATHON - Half Marathon Club Discount - £25

Minimum Age:

5K Fun Run - No Minimum Age (Under 12's must be accompanied by a full paying  adult taking part in the 5k)
  10K - Minimum age 14 years
  Half Marathon - Minimum age 16 years

Please Note: Competitor Race Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.

The Event

Supported by Birmingham City Council the Birmingham 1/2 Marathon, 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!

Event course within Sutton Park, one of the largest urban parklands in Europe covering 2,400 acres.

  • Closed to traffic run course within the park and rural run through heathland & ancient woodland
  • On-site parking
  • Finishers medal for everyone
  • Prizes for the top 3 male & female in the 1/2 marathon & 10k
  • Prizes for the winners of the male & female 5k Fun Run
  • Prizes for age group winners in the 1/2 marathon & 10k
  • Entry open for 16+ yr old in the 1/2 Marathon, 14+ yr old in the 10k, 12+ yr old in the 5k
  • Free entry for under 12's in the 5k fun run (must be accompanied by a 5k full paying adult)

We are delighted that the fabulous venue of Sutton Park, Birmingham is the setting for our Birmingham 1/2 Marathon, 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.

Competitor Race Day Information

Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions on the day. Good luck and have a great day!

Race Day Information 2023

Full and up-to-date 2023 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.

Age Categories (age on race day)

  • 12 years of age for the 5k fun run
  • 14 years of age for the 10k run.
  • 16 years of age for the 1/2 Marathon.

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


Event Photos

Entry Form

Birmingham Run 2023 - ENTRY CLOSED


(Price per race entry or per relay team)

The price will adjust automatically once you have made your selection.

Telephone Entry

If you would prefer to enter over the phone please call

01270 842800 and secure your place today!

(Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9:30am-3:00pm).


Great route!

Beautiful route with lots of opportunities for spectators. Regular pictures and a really quality medal at the end. Had a great time doing my first half marathon here!

Sophie Rayner / Apr 15, 2019


Very good day

Had a great day very friendly volunteers and great support throughout the race, 100% will be back next year


Matt Sawyer / Apr 15, 2019


Great fun run for everyone ❤️

I really enjoyed it. The water stations were in the perfect places. That one hill just before the finish line was a killer, especially at the fourth lap haha
Thank you very much

For queries regarding your run results, please email [email protected]