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Great Birmingham Run

The Great Run Company

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New St, Birmingham, B2 4RQ, United Kingdom

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Open for Registration

Distance Date
Half Marathon ?

21.10KM

Run

Oct. 11, 2020

Overview

Take your place as the city comes together for this half marathon challenge. Experience the support of the community all the way along the 13.1 mile course through the heart of Birmingham. Plus, if you sign up for the 2019 Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k too you'll receive £10 off the second event you enter.





Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Great Birmingham Run, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.65
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Registration Process
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4.54
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Local Support
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4.49
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Safety
All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Reviewed 7 months ago

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Shame it had to be cut short to 12 ‘miles due to safety issues. wet run and not a bad turn out with the way the weather was. Views not the best but mainly due to shocking weather 

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Sean Loddick
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Reviewed 9 months ago

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The half-marathon that wasn't. It was all a bit confusing at the start. I lined up towards the back of the Orange Wave and really struggled to hear what was being announced, before the new filtered back that the route was being cut short 1 mile due to local flooding. In the ...Read full review

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Reviews (35)

All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Race Organisation Rating
Logistics
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Registration Process
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Race Briefing
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Value For Money
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Environmentally Friendly

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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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