A 5mile/8km run loop around central Birmingham to see all the main tourist sites.
NEXT RUN: Saturday 21 July at 08:30 from outside main entrance to Birmingham Council House. Run lasts from 1 to 1.5 hours. Reserve your space on Eventbrite here.
Walk Run Cycle host this on a Saturday morning at 08:30am starting from just outside the Council House entrance. It’s FREE to attend and your run guide is an England Athletics qualified Run Leader. It’s the perfect way for energetic visitors to see the highlights of Birmingham City Centre in a quick way – though we won’t go too fast or leave anyone behind! Expect the run to take around 1 to 1.5 hours at a gentle pace. The run will take you past the Council House, Colmore Business District, the Cathedral, Victorian shopping arcades, the Law Courts, Aston University, Millennium Point, Selfridges, the Bull Ring, New Street, Grand Central, the Mailbox, the canals, Brindley Place, Symphony Hall, and the new Library. Participants to be over 12 years old (for England Athletics insurance purposes).
Please sign up to the week you intend to run on Eventbrite so we have an idea of numbers – but feel free to just turn up if you fancy it on the morning or follow this route on our app in your own time if you can’t make it. Check out our Facebook page for any last minute updates. Continue reading “Birmingham FREE Weekly 8km Tourist Run”
A 21km (half marathon) loop along canal towpaths, out past Bournville and then back along the Rea Valley Cycle Route through Cannon Hill Park – a perfect “green run” for during the day, as not all paths are lit at night. Continue reading “21km (Half Marathon) Run Loop Birmingham”
A 10km loop around the quiet streets and canal towpaths of central Birmingham, out to Edgbaston Reservoir Nature Reserve and back. This run is best done in daylight hours as not all of the route is lit at night. You may have to run past lots of tourists along the canal if the weather is nice! Continue reading “10km Run Loop Birmingham”
A 5km loop in the quiet streets and canal towpaths around central Birmingham, that links the 3km and 1.5km run loops. This run is perfect in daylight or at night-time as all of the route is on lit pavements/paths. Just beware you may have to run past lots of tourists along the canal if the weather is nice! Continue reading “5km Run Loop Birmingham”
A great 3km loop in the quiet streets and canal towpaths around central Birmingham, perfect in daylight or at night-time as all of the route is on lit pavements/paths. Just beware you may have to run past lots of tourists along the canal if the weather is nice! Continue reading “3km Run Loop Birmingham”
A nice short 1.5km loop (repeat to increase your distance!) in the quiet streets around Birmingham Cathedral, perfect in daylight or at night-time as all on lit roads/paths. Continue reading “1.5km Run Loop Birmingham”