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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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  • 7 °C

    6 °C

    Sunny intervals
  • 9 °C

    6 °C

    Overcast
  • 10 °C

    4 °C

    Cloudy
  • 7 °C

    2 °C

    Heavy shower day
  • 7 °C

    2 °C

    Light shower day
  • 7 °C

    3 °C

    Light rain
  • 8 °C

    2 °C

    Cloudy
Friday (24 February 2017)
07 00 08 00 09 00 10 00 11 00 12 00 13 00 14 00 15 00 16 00 17 00 18 00 19 00 20 00 21 00 22 00 23 00
Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
2  ° 3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 5  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
-2  ° -1  ° 0  ° 1  ° 2  ° 3  ° 4  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  °
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<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
NW 11 25 WNW 10 22 WNW 9 19 WNW 10 19 WNW 10 20 NW 10 20 WNW 9 18 WNW 8 17 WNW 8 15 W 7 13 WSW 7 13 WSW 7 14 SW 6 14 SW 7 15 SSW 9 18 SSW 10 20 SSW 10 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity arrow down
83% 80% 79% 75% 68% 62% 59% 54% 53% 54% 55% 60% 62% 65% 69% 75% 81%
UV index arrow down
0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 17:37 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (25 February 2017)
00 00 01 00 02 00 03 00 04 00 05 00 06 00 07 00 08 00 09 00 10 00 11 00 12 00 13 00 14 00 15 00 16 00 17 00 18 00 19 00 20 00 21 00 22 00 23 00
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy
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6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 9  ° 9  ° 8  ° 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  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 7  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
50% 90% 60% 50% 80% 80% 40% 40% 10% 10% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 20%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 11 24 SSW 11 25 SSW 12 26 SSW 12 26 SSW 12 27 SSW 13 28 SSW 13 29 SSW 14 30 SSW 15 31 SSW 17 35 SW 17 37 SW 18 38 SW 18 38 SW 18 37 SW 17 37 SW 17 37 SW 17 36 SW 15 32 SW 14 30 SW 14 29 SW 13 28 SW 12 25 SW 10 22 WSW 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G VG G G VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G G G
Humidity arrow down
84% 87% 88% 88% 88% 87% 87% 87% 87% 85% 85% 85% 83% 82% 83% 85% 86% 89% 91% 92% 93% 93% 93% 91%
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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Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C) arrow down
9  ° 7  ° 6  ° 7  ° 9  ° 10  ° 9  ° 8  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 5  ° 3  ° 3  ° 5  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 80%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 8 18 WSW 9 18 SW 10 20 SSW 13 25 SSW 18 36 SSW 20 39 SSW 19 38 SW 16 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G VG VG G G G G
Humidity arrow down
89% 86% 85% 87% 78% 78% 83% 83%
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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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 5  ° 4  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 4  ° 3  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
3  ° 2  ° 0  ° 1  ° 1  ° 2  ° 0  ° -1  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
20% 10% 10% 10% 60% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 12 24 SW 11 21 SSW 12 23 SSW 14 26 SSW 17 33 SW 15 29 SW 12 23 SSW 12 23
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
83% 86% 88% 85% 74% 70% 77% 82%
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 Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Clear night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
3  ° 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% 40% 40% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 12 22 SSW 10 20 SW 8 16 W 10 19 WNW 14 27 WNW 16 31 W 14 27 W 14 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
85% 87% 89% 86% 68% 63% 72% 79%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (1 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  ° 3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
-1  ° -1  ° -1  ° 0  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 1  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 40% 40% 20%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 13 25 WSW 13 24 WSW 11 20 WSW 11 20 WSW 12 24 WSW 13 25 WSW 11 22 WSW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG G G G G
Humidity arrow down
81% 82% 84% 84% 71% 72% 78% 83%
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
Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 7  ° 8  ° 7  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
0  ° -1  ° -1  ° 0  ° 3  ° 4  ° 3  ° 2  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
20% 10% 10% <5% 10% 20% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 13 24 WSW 14 26 WSW 13 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 16 31 WSW 14 27 WSW 11 21 WSW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
83% 82% 82% 79% 67% 69% 75% 83%
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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