The 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 £200 sponsorship.

In 2018, over 100 people ran the Great Birmingham Run in support of Birmingham St Mary's Hospice raising an incredible £25,000. 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
  • 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.

If you'd like to book your own place but still raise money for the Hospice then:

CLICK HERE to register your place online and select Birmingham St Mary's Hospice as your chosen charity. Alternatively email [email protected] or call 0121-752 8779 to request a registration form. 

Once you have done that you will receive your dedicated welcome pack in the post.

To make it easier to raise money online, we’re also working with Birmingham-based connected giving platform, where you can collect traditional one-off donations, as well as be sponsored for the miles of training you will probably put in prior to the big day!

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.

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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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