Calling All Runners – Run Birmingham and Support Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 28, 2017

Calling all runners! It’s now time to book your place and Run Birmingham and support Get A-Head at one of the fantastic Birmingham Great Run 2017 Events.




The Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run takes place on Sunday 15 October 2017.  The Great Birmingham Run is now established as the second biggest half marathon in the UK, and will take runners from the iconic City Centre backdrop south towards the world famous cricketing arena of Edgbaston and on to Bournville, the home of Cadbury World. As well as the fantastic sights and support from the locals there will be some upbeat musicians and bands to keep you going along the route.

Bham marathon




The Birmingham International Marathon is to be staged for the first time on Sunday 15 October 2017.  The 26.2-mile event will start at Alexander Stadium the home of British Athletics, taking in a number of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including Bournville, home of Cadbury’s Chocolate, Edgbaston Cricket Ground and Millenium Point, before finishing in the city centre.  Get A-Head have 5 guaranteed places for this event.

Whether you’re a new runner or you’ve got hundreds of miles under your belt, this fantastic marathon route through the England’s second city will be filled with musical entertainment, charity cheer buses and thousands of spectators cheering your name.  The atmosphere in Birmingham is second to none, so why not come and run for fun, for fitness and to raise money for Get A-Head


Run as part of Team GAH and we’ll send you training hints and tips, fundraising materials and one of our exclusive running tops!!  And you’ll also be helping patients and their families affected by head & neck disease. If you are interested in taking part in any of these running events please email us at or call 0121 794 9596 to request an application form or more information.