5k run

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About the run

The 5k run for Elite, Corporate and Fun runners which will take place around the field of The Pavilion at Moor Lane. The lavish green fields surround the purpose-built facility managed by the University of Birmingham, which has 18 hectares of space for team competitions.

Timings

  • 10:00 hrs – The Elite Run will be held for the stronger, professional runners who will be completing the course in a competitive style aiming to take what will be an annual trophy and cash prizes!
  • 11:00 hrs– TIMC Fun Runners – Run, walk or crawl the course. An opportunity for families, schools, colleges and friends.
  • 14.00 hrs – The TIMC Corporate Run will be the Challenge of the summer for employees of Birmingham’s local businesses. Employees compiling teams of 4 with 3 to score the overall points. The successful team will be rewarded with a Corporate Trophy.

Sign up!

All entries will be taken via the race management system provider ‘Entry4Sports’. They will manage all the entries and payments via their system. 

There will be NO entries on the day of the event.

Corporate
£ 100 per 10 runners
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Elite
£ 10 per runner
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Fun Run Single
£ 5 per runner
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Family Fun Run
£ 15 per 4 runners
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School/Colleges/Community Groups
£ 40 For groups of 10 runners
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FAQs

Most frequent questions and answers

10:00 hrs – The Elite Run will be held for the stronger, professional runners who will be completing the course in a competitive style aiming to take what will be an annual trophy
11:00 hrs– TIMC Fun Runners – Run, walk or crawl the Pavilion at Moor Lane field.
14.00 hrs – The TIMC Corporate Run will be the Challenge of the summer for employees of Birmingham’s local businesses. Employees compiling of teams of 4 with 3 to score the overall points. The successful team will be rewarded with a Corporate Trophy.

The Pavilion at Moor Lane is located within Perry Barr and walking distance to the Alexander Stadium where the Athletics and Ceremonies for the Commonwealth Games 2022 will take place.
Full Address: The Pavilion Moor Lane, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B6 7AA
Nearest Motorway – M6
Nearest Junction – J6 & J7
Nearest Station – Erdington Train Station. Perry Barr Station is NOW closed for refurbishment
Nearest Airport – Birmingham International Airport
Nearest Buses –
11A, 11C, 7, 934, 28 local buses will bring you close to the Pavilion

Car parking is very limited and there will be parking for runners with a disability. All other cars should park as directed and on local roads.

This is a measured course of 2 x 2k Loops and 1 x 1k loop. The course map can be found on the TIMC website.

All entries will be taken via the ‘This Is My City’ website http://thisismycity.entry4sports.co.uk/
The race management system provider ‘Entry4Sports’ will manage all entries and payment should be made via their system. There will be NO entries on the day of the event.

The entry fee will cover your entry into the race a ‘you finished medal’ for fun runners only who complete the course. Entry into the Sport Festival taking place on the adjacent Pavilion grounds. The Corporate Teams will compete for the ‘Corporate Trophy’.
All runners prior to the event will receive a ‘race information’ pack. All bibs will be distributed on the day of the festival. Runners will receive 1 race bib to be worn on the front of the runner. In order to be sustainable, safety pins will not be available.

Timing by way of chips will not be used at this event. However, results will be taken by qualified Technical Officials.

This event will be held under UKA Rules but will not appear on the Power of 10.

All results will appear on the This is My City Festival website.

This is My City Festival 2021 © This Is My City Birmingham
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How to enter the 5k run

Step 1

Select the ‘Sign Up’ button to take you to the entry4sports.co.uk web page.

Step 2

Register as a ‘New User’ if you have never previously had an account.

Step 3

Find the ‘This is my City Race (348: Birchfield Harriers – This is my City – Birmingham 2022 5K Race Fun Run (9th Jul 2022)