Birmingham Running Festival

With 3 opportunities in 2023/24 to take part in The Birmingham Running Festival, there isn't any reason to miss out!

Choose between a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon distance –  there is also a kid's race, making it the perfect opportunity for a fun morning out running with friends and family!

Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that chequered flag finish. Race into summer with the Birmingham Running Festival in Sutton Park. Great event for seasoned runners or those looking for a fun morning, the course laps around the picturesque Sutton Park. Come for the vibrant atmosphere or to test yourself with a new distance.

Dates available:

  • 17th September 2023
  • 18th February 2024
  • 12th May 2024
Cardiomyopathy UK running vest Fundraising advice from our dedicated fundraising team Training Videos and plan from our team coach Post-race reception at a venue near the finish line so you can celebrate with your friends and family Post-race shower and massage Cheer stations to encourage you along the way

Half Marathon

  • Registration fee - £10
  • Fundraising target - £350
Fundraising safely

Many of those who take on half marathons for Cardiomyopathy UK have a connection to cardiomyopathy. We have a policy in place to ensure that anyone undertaking a half marathon through a charity place with us is able to do so safely. To read our policy on fundraising safely, click here

Apply for Half Marathon


10k Race 

  • Registration fee - Free
  • Fundraising target – £150

5k Race 

  • Registration fee - Free
  • Fundraising target – £100

Sign up for 10k or 5k race