Fancy a challenge? Then get your running shoes on and join thousands of others for the Great Birmingham 10K Run on Sunday 31 May 2020. Now in its sixth year and with an exciting new route, the event is open to anyone over the age of 15 and costs just £28 to enter.
Many runners raise funds for charities while others see it as an opportunity to complete a new fitness goal. Or perhaps you just like taking on a challenge for fun! Whatever your motivation, the Great Birmingham 10K Run could be just the thing you’re looking for.
Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the camaraderie. You can choose to walk, jog or run, and once signed-up you’ll get a free pack which will include a timing chip so that you get an accurate result of your run time. Finishers will also be given an exclusive medal, T-shirt and a goodie-filled finishers pack.
The route for this year’s 10K Run begins at Birmingham Hippodrome on Hurst Street and takes in city centre landmarks such as the Bullring; Grand Central and The Mailbox. The run will pass through historic Digbeth, the Jewellery Quarter and finish in Victoria Square on Colmore Row.
There will be plenty of support and encouragement along the way from thousands of supporters and spectators lining the route.
For full details of the event and to sign-up just click here. You will be able to access free training and advice to ensure you’re ready for race day.
Get off to a Good Start at B4 Car Park
You may be looking for somewhere to leave your car while you take part in the Run, or perhaps you are going to offer support and cheer on the runners from the sidelines! Either way, an ideal place to park for those driving in to the city centre is B4 Car Park.
Located just off the A38(M), the entrance to B4 is on Weaman Street B4 6DG. Once parked, it’s just a 13-16 minute walk from the start of the route.
Award-winning car parking
B4 could never be described as run of the mill! This 24/7 award-winning, multi-storey car park offers the following:
- Clean and well lit
- Wide parking bays
- Lifts to all floors
- Toilets and baby change facilities
- CCTV coverage
- Customer Service staff available
Avoid a run-in with the traffic and finish off your day with a stress-free exit from B4
Once the excitement is over, and your adrenaline is calming down, it only takes 5-9 minutes to walk back to B4 from the finish line.
Get in your car and on to the A38(M) quickly and easily, and you’ll be on your way home before you know it!
B4 gives other car parks a run for their money with HALF PRICE PARKING for B4 Members!
Anyone can park at B4, but if you sign-up for FREE membership you get a giant 50% off the standard tariff at weekends, and 20% off the standard tariff during the week. There’s no fee and no hidden costs. Parking charges are automatically deducted from your payment card so there’s no need even to visit the pay machines.
You can even sign-up after you’ve parked at B4. As long as you’ve become a member before you exit the car park, you’ll benefit from these amazing savings.