Runners competing in the Great Birmingham Run, formerly the Birmingham Half Marathon

The BUPA Great Birmingham run is the biggest Half Marathon race in the Midlands. This run is a great Autumn running challenge in one of the UK's major cities.

Great Birmingham Run event details

  • Date: 16 October 2016
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Event Type: Half Marathon Run
  • Registration fee: £35
  • Minimum sponsorship amount: Raise what you can.

Already have a place? Complete the registration form below to join Team Unicef.

Join Team Unicef

If you have yet secured your place on the event, you can do so through the running event organiser's websiteIf you have any questions about the event, please contact the race organisers at

Why do a charity run for Unicef?

Your fundraising through the Great Birmingham half marathon will make a huge difference to the world’s most vulnerable children. 

With your support Unicef can protect millions of vulnerable children around the world. Did you know that £250 protects over 2,000 children from the crippling effects of polio?

Fundraising ideas

Make the most of your run for charity with fundraising tips and ideas on our fundraising toolkit pages. If you have a question that is not covered, please feel free to contact us via e-mail or by calling 0300 330 5580.