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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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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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