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Great Birmingham Run

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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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  • 8 °C

    6 °C

    Cloudy
  • 9 °C

    6 °C

    Overcast
  • 10 °C

    4 °C

    Overcast
  • 7 °C

    1 °C

    Heavy shower day
  • 7 °C

    2 °C

    Light shower day
  • 8 °C

    3 °C

    Cloudy
  • 8 °C

    2 °C

    Light rain
Friday (24 February 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C) arrow down
7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 2  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% <5% <5% 20% 60% 60%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 6 15 SSW 6 14 SSW 7 15 SSW 10 20 SSW 10 21 SSW 11 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G G M
Humidity arrow down
57% 62% 67% 74% 81% 84%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 17:37 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (25 February 2017)
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Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 8  ° 8  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
2  ° 2  ° 2  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 7  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
80% 80% 90% 90% 90% 50% 50% 40% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 50% 10% 20% 20% 20% 30% 60% 60% 50% 50% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 11 24 SSW 11 24 SSW 12 25 SSW 12 27 SSW 13 27 SSW 13 28 SSW 14 30 SSW 15 31 SSW 16 33 SW 17 35 SSW 18 36 SW 18 37 SW 18 37 SW 18 37 SW 17 36 SW 17 35 SW 17 35 SW 17 34 SW 16 33 SW 15 31 SW 15 31 SW 13 28 SW 12 25 WSW 10 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G M M G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
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88% 89% 90% 90% 90% 90% 89% 89% 88% 88% 87% 85% 83% 84% 84% 85% 87% 89% 91% 93% 93% 92% 93% 92%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (26 February 2017)
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C) arrow down
9  ° 7  ° 6  ° 7  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 8  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 5  ° 3  ° 3  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50% 60%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 10 21 WSW 9 20 SW 9 19 SSW 11 23 SSW 17 34 SSW 19 39 SSW 18 37 SW 16 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G VG VG G G
Humidity arrow down
89% 80% 83% 86% 79% 77% 82% 84%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 17:41 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (27 February 2017)
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Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
7  ° 5  ° 4  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 4  ° 3  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
3  ° 2  ° 0  ° 1  ° 2  ° 2  ° 0  ° -1  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
50% 20% 10% 10% 60% 50% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 12 23 SSW 10 20 SSW 11 22 S 13 25 SSW 16 32 SW 14 28 SW 11 22 SSW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
84% 88% 89% 85% 73% 68% 78% 85%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (28 February 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
2  ° 2  ° 2  ° 3  ° 6  ° 7  ° 5  ° 4  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
-2  ° -2  ° -2  ° -1  ° 2  ° 3  ° 1  ° 0  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 10 20 SSW 9 17 SW 8 15 W 9 18 W 14 28 W 16 31 W 13 26 W 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
88% 90% 90% 87% 66% 64% 74% 80%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (1 March 2017)
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Partly cloudy night Light shower night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 7  ° 8  ° 6  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
-1  ° -1  ° -1  ° 1  ° 4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 1  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 30% 10% 40%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 14 26 W 12 23 WSW 10 20 SW 10 19 SW 12 24 SW 14 27 SW 13 25 SW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G G VG VG G
Humidity arrow down
82% 84% 87% 86% 74% 70% 76% 81%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (2 March 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 4  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
0  ° -1  ° -1  ° 1  ° 4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 1  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 14 26 WSW 13 25 SW 11 21 SW 12 23 SW 16 32 SW 16 30 SW 12 23 SW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G G G VG VG
Humidity arrow down
81% 81% 84% 81% 70% 72% 80% 84%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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16 October - Taking part in the Great Birmingham Run? Check the local weather forecast.

For further information about the event, visit the  Great Birmingham Run website.

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