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The Great Birmingham Run will be an action-packed weekend of running for all involved. For the first time, the 10k and Half Marathon events will take place on the same day!

We will be entering our popular #TeamUoB as normal, but we aren’t open yet for registration. If you want to register your interest to run as part of #TeamUoB, please fill in the below form! More info coming soon.

In the scenario of a 2022 event date change or cancellation, all entrants (including 2020 rollovers) will be automatically deferred into the subsequent staging of the event.


By completing this form you are registering your interest in joining #TeamUoB at the 2021 Great Birmingham Run, scheduled to take place on Sunday 10 October 2021. Once completed, our team will be in touch in due course with further details!


Visit the Great Run website to get the latest information regarding races and events.


Find the 2019 #TeamUoB race day photos on the Birmingham Alumni TeamUoB Facebook page. Feel free to tag yourselves and your friends!

10k Business Challenge

As well as our Team UoB entry into the Great Birmingham Run, we will also enter the Business Challenge. Previously, a team of runners representing the University of Birmingham won the award for the category of ‘Large Business Mixed Team’ two years in a row by running the fastest combined time. We will once again be entering the Business Challenge, teams (male, female or mixed) can be made up of a minimum of 4 runners and a maximum of 8, with as many teams being submitted to represent University of Birmingham as we wish. So if you are a keen runner and would like to represent Team UOB, please email Helen Coy (Participation Manager in UoB Sport & Fitness) for more information.

Training plans

Download one of our training plans to help you prepare for the 10k, whether you plan to walk, jog or run – these guides, prepared by experts from the Great Run, will help motivate you and structure your training sessions whatever your personal goals for the race are.

Based on campus and want to get some training runs in? Why not join the Green Heart Runners, with runs ranging from 5k upwards and all starting in the Green Heart.