Birmingham LGBT aims to raise awareness of the needs of LGBT people in Birmingham and beyond. They also advocate their needs to the wider community and to promote opportunities to LGBT people in Birmingham to enable them to fully participate in the lives of their community.


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England Athletics is the national governing body for track, field and road and off-road racing, working to develop and promote athletics across them country.


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parkrun offers free timed 5km runs every Saturday across the UK and further afield, with events taking place in over 350 locations. The runs are organised by local volunteers and are open for everyone to take part in, no matter what their ability.



The Birmingham Swifts are on Facebook, with members providing advice and help. Here is the Facebook Link for Public Page and here’s our Facebook Link for Members Private Group (available to join for those who have run with us at least once).

We’re also on Twitter, providing updates on upcoming runs and races.