Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

Edition 16

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
06 Jul, 2024 (Sat)
Event size: 1000 - 4999 participants (Max 2000 participants)

Running

21.097 km

About the event

The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon is a unique point to point race along canal towpaths starting in Wolverhampton City Centre and finishing in Brindley Place in Birmingham. The race is run in a time trial format with runners starting in waves from 8am-12pm based on their predicted finish time. The conditions underfoot vary from gravel tracks and un-kept trails to smooth pavement.

The route is largely flat with locks and bridges as the only inclines, the route includes the famous 'Coseley Tunnel' a 360m tunnel a memorable feature of the scenic course. The route features floating drink stations (canal barges) every 3 miles offering runners water and electrolyte.

The finish line is in the heart of Brindley Place in the centre of Birmingham, all finishers will receive a bespoke finishers medal, well stocked goody bag and the option of showers and massages at a nearby gym. Brindley Place boasts plenty of pubs, bars and galleries and is just a stone's throw away from the NIA, Sea Life Centre and Bull Ring.

Races offered by this event

You have 18 weeks to prepare

Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

06 Jul, 2024 (Sat) - 08:00
Running
21.097 km
Solo
On site
Mixed
Point to point

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