Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

Welcome

The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon is a unique point to point race along the canal towpaths between Wolverhampton City Centre and Brindley Place in Birmingham.

The race format is based on peoples predicted running time (seeded) in a time trial format with runners starting in waves between 08:00 - 12:00. The conditions underfoot vary from gravel tracks and un-kept trails to smooth pavement.

The route is largely flat with locks and bridges as the only inclines, the route includes the famous 'Coseley Tunnel' a 360 metre tunnel,a memorable feature of the scenic course. The route features floating drink stations (canal barges) every 3 miles offering runners water and electrolyte.

The finish line is in the heart of Brindley Place, Birmingham, all finishers will receive a bespoke finishers medal, well stocked goody bag. Brindley Place boasts plenty of pubs and bars where you can refuel after the event and spend some time cheering in finishers.


Race Information Booklet: Download here

Start List:

race-info.pdf

Like Canals?

We have a sister event, the Erewash Half Marathon. More Details >>

Online Entry

Enter online before the June 1st to get your seeded place, best efforts thereafter to seed your wave. Enter Online >