Great Birmingham Run
|Great Birmingham Run|
|Location||Birmingham, United Kingdom|
Micah Kogo 60:17
Gemma Steel 70:19
|Official site||Great Birmingham Run|
The Great Birmingham Run is an annual half marathon road running event held in Birmingham, UK in October. Formerly known as the Birmingham Half Marathon, from 2011 it became part of the Great Run series of road races.
Established in 2008, it incorporated the 2009 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. The 2009 event was televised live on Sky Sports and between 2011 and 2016 the race was televised live in the United Kingdom by Channel 5.
Key: Course record
|Edition||Year||Men's winner||Time (m:s)||Women's winner||Time (m:s)|
|1st||2008||Andi Jones (GBR)||65:46||Birhan Dagne (GBR)||77:40|
|2nd||2009||Jean Ndayisenga (BDI)||66:17||Susan Partridge (GBR)||72:50|
|3rd||2010||Edwin Kipyego (KEN)||63:50||Susan Partridge (GBR)||73:56|
|4th||2011||Haile Gebrselassie (ETH)||61:29||Gemma Steel (GBR)||72:21|
|5th||2012||Micah Kogo (KEN)||60:17||Sara Moreira (POR)||72:49|
|6th||2013||Thomas Ayeko (UGA)||62:32||Gemma Steel (GBR)||70:19|
|7th||2014||Joel Kimutai (KEN)||61:30||Polline Wanjiku (KEN)||70:48|
|8th||2015||Chris Thompson (GBR)||63:00||Dominika Napieraj (POL)||73:39|
|9th||2016||Andy Vernon (GBR)||63:32||Elizeba Cherono (NED)||73:42|
|10th||2017||William Richardson (GBR)||66:38||Chloe Richardson (GBR)||81:40|
|11th||2018||Kadar Omar Abdullahi (ART)||66:06||Nicola Sykes (GBR)||79:57|
- "About the Great Birmingham Run". Greatrun.org. Retrieved 16 August 2011.
- Martin, David (2011-10-23). Gebrselassie returns to winning ways with commanding Half Marathon performance in Birmingham. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-10-23.
- Martin, David (2012-10-21). Kogo defeats Kuma in Birmingham thriller. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-10-21.
- Hardman, Dean (2013-10-20). Steel breaks course record, Ayeko makes promising debut in Birmingham. IAAF. Retrieved on 2013-10-21.
Video highlights from FilmNova via BBC Sport
- 2016 race highlights
- 2015 race highlights
- 2014 race highlights
- 2013 race highlights
- 2012 race highlights
Results from Power of 10