Great Birmingham Run

10/10/2021

Great Birmingham Run 2021

Join us

The Great Birmingham Run is now established as the second biggest half marathon in the UK, as the city comes alive with thousands of runners pounding the streets as they tick off 13.1 miles, encouraged by on course bands, entertainment and cheering crowds.

How to enter

Secure a charity place!

Join the Macmillan team with a £25 entry fee and you must pledge to raising £250 to support people living with cancer. (excluding gift aid).*

Click here to secure yourself a charity place in the Great Birmingham Run.

Use your own place

If you have bought a place in the race already and would like to run for Macmillan, click here and we'll get a free Macmillan running top sent to you. There’s no minimum sponsorship either as you have secured your own place, just raise as much as you can!

Why should I join Team Macmillan?

You'll get a free Macmillan technical running top and the best support, plus a welcome pack full of fundraising ideas and training advice and big cheers from our famous race side cheer-points and post-event hospitality.

Most importantly we'll provide you with a reason to keep going, because you'll know that you're helping improve the lives of people living with cancer in the UK today.

The minimum age for this event is 17 years old. For full terms and conditions click here.

Volunteer with us

If you have any family and friends who’d like to come and support you on the day, we’d love them to join our volunteer team! To find out more details, please email fundraising@macmillan.org.uk.

If you have any questions you can email us at running@macmillan.org.uk or call on 0300 1000 200 .

*The registration fee is payable to Macmillan Cancer Support Trading Limited which is wholly owned subsidiary of Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Support Trading Limited donates 100% of its profits to Macmillan Cancer Support each year.

I have my own placeAlready secured your own place? Raise funds to help support people affected by cancer.
Get a placeJoin the team today! £25 registration fee and pledge to fundraise £250.

'The support at Birmingham was truly exceptional'

Team Macmillan runner

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Go your own way

If you would like to take on a challenge for Macmillan which isn't in our listed events, no problem! Tell us which one you're doing and we'll send you a fundraising pack.

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