Great Birmingham Run 2022: top 28 photos from the 10K and half marathon and how to check results

Thousands of runners took over the city for the Great Birmingham Run 2022 including the 10K and half marathon for the first time - raising thousands of pounds for charity

Sunday, 1st May 2022, 4:20 pm

More than 13,000 runners joined the start line at Jennens Road in the city centre this morning (Sunday, May 1) for the Great Birmingham Run 2022.

It’s the first time that the 10K and half marathon running events have been held on the same day with the route stretching from Millennium Point down through Digbeth, along the Pershore Road to Selly Park and Stirchley.

Participants of all abilities took part, including elite athletes, charity fundraisers in colourful fancy dress - and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street!

Mr Street revealed he completed the half marathon in 1:47. He was raising funds for Cure Leukaemia.

There was also a Junior & Mini runners challenge for rising stars aged three to eight and nine to 15 who were joined by their families. And there was plenty of entertainment along the route.

The first male over the line in the 10K was Jonny Cornish with a finish time of 30:14, second came Alex Lanz with 31:09 and third was Simon Birch with 31:19.

The fastest 10K woman was Jess Gibbon who made it in 34:33, second came Caroline Warrington with 39:58, followed by Rosie Wild with 40:35.

The fastest man in the half marathon was Dewi Griffiths (Swansea Harriers AC) with a finish time of 01:05:10, second came Jason Bennett (Birchfield Harriers) with 01:09:58, followe by Matt Scarsbrook (Badgers) wtih 01:10:00.

The fastest half marathon woman was Abigail Halcarz (Tamworth AC) with 01:20:03, second came Eleanor Pitcher (Bourville Harriers Running Club) with 01:25:03 and third was Olivia Harris (Royal Sutton Coldfield) with 01:25:10.

You can check all the results by entering your race number at the Great Birmingham Run 2022 page here

Here are our top 10 photos from the Great Birmingham 10K and half marathon 2022

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