The Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run is an amazing event with a great atmosphere. If you'd like to take on this challenge whilst supporting your local Hospice why not take one of our FREE event places?

Register below to get your free place and save yourself £36 today. We then ask each free place participant to pledge to raise a minimum of £250 sponsorship.

In 2018, our incredible supporters raised over £38,000 collectively at the Great Birmingham 10K and the Great Birmingham Run. We need your help to make our team even bigger for 2019.  If you're feeling inspired to take on a running challenge this year then the Great Birmingham Run is for you. So sign up using one our FREE places and become part of the Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice team! #TeamStMarys

The Great Birmingham Run takes place on Sunday 13th October and is a 13.1 mile half marathon around the city. Open to runners of all levels and experience once you’ve joined our team we will provide you with training and fundraising support along the way. Our support package includes:

  • Your exclusive Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice running vest
  • Personalised iron-on letters for your running vest
  • A sponsorship form and information on using online sponsorship tools
  • Unlimited support from a dedicated Fundraising team member
  • Ongoing training information and advice via our free online training zone
  • Hundreds of fundraising tips and ideas to help smash your fundraising target
  • A dedicated cheering point along the half marathon course
  • Cheering pack for your supporters to use along the route
  • Free refreshments at our Charity Village gazebo

Dozens of people have already signed up and we would love you to join them.

Join Team St Mary's Today!

Great Birmingham Run Gym Competition

For 2019, we've introduced a new gym competition to create some friendly rivalry whilst raising vital funds for local individuals. Gym members and staff across Birmingham and Sandwell are encouraged to create a team of runners from each gym to take on the Great Birmingham Run. There will be prizes for the teams in this friendly competition and you can sign up below using one of our free token places or your own place.

Got your own Great Birmingham Run place?

If you have already signed up directly with the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run but would still like to fundraise in aid of Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice then do please get in touch. We would love for you to join our team and receive your own runners pack. Simply email your details to [email protected]

100% of the sponsorship money you raise will help to create a future where the best experience of living is available to everyone leading up to and at the end of life. You will be helping to ensure the best hospice care is available for all patients, families and carers across our community, wherever and whenever they need it.

Join our JustGiving campaign

If you prefer to make a donation in lieu of sponsorship then simply click on the donate button below:


Are you running as part of the Business Challenge?

If you and a group of colleagues fancy taking on this running challenge together, why not consider entering a team into the Business Challenge at the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run half marathon? Simply select the option when registering and begin your team preparations!

You can find out more information here:

So get your running shoes on and do something amazing to support those living with a terminal illness in your local area.

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