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Great Birmingham Run

Join thousands of others in the Midlands's biggest and best running event, soak up the incredible atmosphere and experience your finish line moment basking the in the glory of your achievement, all whilst fundraising to help communities realise their right to clean water, safe toilets and good hygiene.

Places available soon for 2025...

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Half Marathon or 10km

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4th May 

2025

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Challenge yourself

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Limited places available

The Event

  • The Midland's biggest and best
  • Passion, spirit and a carnival feel
  • Starting and finishing in the heart of the city
  • Music and entertainment at every kilometre
  • Finisher medal and exclusive t-shirt
  • Come home with incredible memories

The Routes

Half Marathon

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10km

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These challenges are in aid of the award-winning water charity Dig Deep. Through fundraising for your challenge, not only will you reduce the direct cost of your run, you will transform the lives of thousands of people in East Africa by helping them to realise their right to clean water.

St Theresa Primary School drinking water

Costs and Fundraising

Join our team, pledge to fundraise for Dig Deep and secure yourself one of our discounted charity places in your chosen event.

Registration Fees:
Half Marathon: £25

10km: £20

Minimum Fundraising Target:

Half Marathon: £350

10km: £250

The funds you raise by taking on this challenge will help save lives, improve education, empower women and girls and strengthen livelihoods.

Find out more about our charitable mission here.

It is completely your decision how you reach this target. You may wish to fundraise the whole amount, mix fundraising with self-funding parts or self-fund the whole amount. We are committed to offering comprehensive fundraising support to all of our fundraisers, designed to help you to figure out what will work best for you.

Find out more about our fundraising support here.

What's included

  • Newly designed Dig Deep running T-shirt

  • Your race entry, finisher medal and exclusive t-shirt

  • Charity donation to help bring clean water to the communities of Bomet County, Kenya.

  • Full time fundraising support from the experienced Dig Deep team

  • Personalised fundraising training call upon signing up

  • Online fundraising resources website

  • Peer to peer forums

  • Monthly fundraising support schedule

  • Pre-challenge support and advice

  • Public liability insurance for fundraising events (on request)

What's not included

  • Travel to and from your race location

  • Accommodation at your race location (if required)

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