Black Country Half-Marathon – Saturday 1st July 2017

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 and will be held on Saturday 1st July 2017.

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 and the option of showers and massages. Brindley Place boasts plenty of pubs and bars where you can refuel after the event.

For more details see the flyer below:

Black Country Half Marathon Flyer – 01.07.17

Comments are closed.