Great Birmingham Run 2023

Run 4 Cancer in this year's Birmingham Half Marathon and help British families living with cancer. We have a range of free and subsidised charity places available. Simply enter your contact details below and we'll reply immediately. All our runners receive a training plan and the option of a Run 4 Cancer running vest.

  • Help families living with cancer
  • Subsidised entry fee
  • Low minimum sponsorship
  • Run with your friends

Birmingham Half Marathon 2023

Whether you’re a new runner or you’ve got hundreds of miles under your belt, this fantastic half marathon route through England’s second city will be filled with musical entertainment, charity cheer buses and thousands of cheering spectators! Described as the “biggest and best running event in the Midlands”, Birmingham comes alive on Great Run weekend. With a fantastic atmosphere this is an event like no other!


  • 7 May 2023

The Route

This flat and fast route through the centre of Birmingham takes in the best of the Marathon course from the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Incorporating all the main landmarks of the city centre plus all the best green spaces that surround the city, the course will be lined with thousands of cheering spectators. You’ll find live music zones dotted along the route and a party atmosphere from start to finish!

Already Have Your Own Place?

If you already have your own place and would like to Run 4 Cancer, we would be delighted!  We can fully support you with a training plan and a high performance Run 4 Cancer running vest… perfect for both training in and also for race day!  Just fill in the contact form below and we’ll get in touch right away! Thank you.

Apply For Your Free Place

We have a number of free and subsidised places available. All we ask is that you try to raise some sponsorship funds in support of Run 4 Cancer.  We set very low minimum sponsorship funds and fully understand that the cost of living crisis is impacting people’s ability to sponsor people.  To reserve your Run 4 Cancer place, get in touch with us using the form below. Many thanks for your support! We really appreciate it.

Event Date

07 May 2023

Event Time: 11:00 am
Registration Fee: FREE
Minimum Sponsorship: N/A

Run 4 Cancer - About Us

Set up by a team of running enthusiasts, all of whom have lost a family member or a friend to cancer, Run 4 Cancer is primarily a provider of days out and short-breaks for British families affected by cancer. We give families something to look forward to during the most difficult of times. We also make grants to UK based care institutions and support research into the positive effects of exercise (e.g. running) and how it can help with cancer prevention and recovery. Find out more about us here.

Helping Families Living With Cancer

By joining Run 4 Cancer you will be directly helping families affected by cancer.
With your help we can help many more families like this. Thank you.

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