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Great Birmingham Run

Runners taking part in a half marathon

Sun 16 Oct 2016

The Great Birmingham Run takes place on Sunday 16 October with thousands of runners competing in the biggest half marathon in the Midlands.

The course starts in Birmingham City Centre and will take athletes and runners alike past some of the most iconic sites across Birmingham, including the Bullring, Edgbaston Cricket Ground and Cadbury World Bournville, before a dramatic downhill finish on Broad Street.

Runners will be hoping for cool, cloudy conditions with a slight breeze. Check the Birmingham weather forecast to help prepare for the event.

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  • Cloudy 21 °C

    13 °C

  • Light shower day 18 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 17 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 21 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 21 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    11 °C

Thursday (Thursday 17 August 2017)
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Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Clear night
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 11 25 WSW 12 25 WSW 12 23 WSW 13 24 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 23 SW 11 21 SW 11 22 SW 10 19 SSW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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56% 49% 49% 59% 56% 56% 63% 66% 73% 77%
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5 4 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 20:30 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 18 August 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night
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SSW 11 21 SSW 11 22 SSW 12 24 SW 13 26 SW 12 25 SW 12 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 10 21 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 25 WSW 12 25 WSW 13 27 WSW 14 28 WSW 15 30 WSW 16 32 WSW 17 34 WSW 17 34 WSW 17 33 WSW 16 32 WSW 16 31 WSW 15 30 WSW 15 30 WSW 14 29 W 14 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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81% 84% 84% 85% 84% 83% 83% 82% 77% 70% 64% 57% 51% 48% 48% 50% 51% 55% 59% 66% 71% 75% 78% 79%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:54 Sunset: 20:27 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 19 August 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
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W 13 27 W 13 26 W 11 23 WSW 10 21 W 14 28 W 16 31 W 15 31 W 11 22 WSW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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79% 79% 81% 81% 67% 52% 51% 55% 70%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 1 3 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:56 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
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WSW 8 15 SW 7 13 SW 6 11 SSW 8 17 SSW 9 18 S 8 16 S 9 17 SSW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG M G G
Humidity Expand
84% 90% 91% 81% 74% 82% 85% 89%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:58 Sunset: 20:23 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Overcast Sunny intervals Clear night
10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 20% 10% 10%
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15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 21 ° 20 ° 17 °
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14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 9 17 SSW 9 16 SSW 9 17 SSW 11 22 SW 11 23 SW 10 21 SW 8 17 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
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92% 94% 94% 81% 72% 71% 74% 84%
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0 0 1 3 4 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:21 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 21 ° 19 ° 16 °
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15 ° 13 ° 13 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 18 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 7 13 SW 7 13 SW 7 13 SW 9 19 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 W 9 18 WSW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 90% 90% 75% 63% 60% 67% 78%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 3 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 06:01 Sunset: 20:19 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 15 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 15 °
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13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 7 14 WNW 7 14 WNW 7 14 WNW 9 18 WNW 10 21 NW 9 19 NW 8 16 NW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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86% 88% 90% 75% 61% 62% 65% 75%
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0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:03 Sunset: 20:17 Moon phase: New
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