view all races for July 2019

Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

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 8:30 - 12:00 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 nearby (tbc). 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.

Race dateSaturday 6th July 2019
Starting time8:30am
VenueRailway Station, Wolverhampton
FacilitiesStart - WV1 1LJ Finish B1 2JF
Race limit2000
Distance13.1k
Entry fee£30.00
PrizesCash Prizes for winners Goody bags Momento
OrganiserDavid Beech
Telephone01384 569519
Event websiteVisit website

Race details last updated on Wednesday 9th January 2019 a 12:06pm.

Author

runABC South