Great Birmingham Run

Join Birmingham’s biggest running event and raise money for a cause you care about on 4th May 2025.

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The second biggest half-marathon in the UK, the Great Birmingham Run sees thousands of runners taking to the streets of Birmingham to raise money for a great cause.

Why not join them? Take part in the Great Birmingham Run and create a fundraising page to raise money for a charity you support. Setting up a page takes just minutes, let your running help change lives.

Getting started

Start fundraising for a charity

Choosing a charity to raise money for can seem like a difficult task. Whichever incredible charity you choose to support you’ll be raising money for an amazing cause. Once you’ve completed the event, you can collect your finishers medal and celebrate in the event village!

Get a place

Sign up to take part in the 2025 Great Birmingham Run or apply for a charity place.

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Raise money for charity

Millions of people are already fundraising for a charity they love. Set up your page in minutes.

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Choosing a charity to raise money for can seem like a difficult task. You could choose to run for a national charity or a local charity. Whichever dedicated charity you choose to run for, your charity place allows you to raise money for an amazing cause whilst taking part in an iconic road race!


Are you ready to raise money for amazing charities and clock up those miles in the city’s must-do event? Smash your finish time and your fundraising target with JustGiving. We’ve got practical fundraising advice and handy guides, so you can focus on what’s important – crossing the finish line of this iconic race. Don’t miss out on your chance to be a part of the Great Birmingham Run 2025.

Our fundraisers

Chris’ Great Birmingham Run


Chris took on the Great Birmingham Run in honour of his Mum, raising over £600 for Alzheimer’s Society.


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Carl’s Great Birmingham Run


Carl ran the Great Birmingham Run for the Albion Foundation – who use the medium of football to make a difference in the local community


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Amy’s Great Birmingham Run


AJ is raising money for Pancreatic Cancer UK, a cause close to her heart.


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