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Great Birmingham Run

Ends: 1 May 2022

Last updated: 28 April 2022

What’s happening?

The Great Birmingham Run 10k and Birmingham Half Marathon will be taking place this Sunday 01 May.

The route will take in a number of landmarks across the city with road closures in place throughout the day.

You will still be able to get to where you need to go but you'll need to plan ahead and allow more time for your journey with diversions in place.

More information about the route can be found here.

Travel Advice

Travelling by bus

There are bus diversions in place so please familiarise yourself with your temporary stop here.

Travelling by train

Please note that due to engineering works, buses will replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Water Orton / Coleshill Parkway from Saturday 30 April to Monday 2 May.

There will also be a bus replacement service between Birmingham New Street and Droitwich Spa on Sunday 1 May. Routes affected include:

  • CrossCountry between Nottingham / Leicester and Cardiff Central

  • West Midlands Railway between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch, and also between Birmingham New Street and Bromsgrove / Hereford

Travelling by car

There will be road closures and diversions in place. Plan ahead and check your route. 

Stay up-to-date at and follow @WMRoads on Twitter for the latest disruption information.

Travel tips

You will still be able to get to where you need to go, but consider the following:

Plan ahead and leave more time for your journey. If you travel, you’ll need more time for your journey to take account of changes and diversions.