Handsworth Park Fun Run


Sunday 17 September 2017


Handsworth, West Midlands

Join us for this 10k fun run through the lovely landscaped gardens at Handsworth Park, Birmingham and experience the great community atmosphere.

Suitable for all ages, this a great event for all the family to help raise vital funds in the fight for every heartbeat.

More event details

Sign up for the Handsworth Park Fun Run

When: Sunday 17 September 2017

Where: Handsworth, West Midlands

This annual event is organised by the dedicated volunteers at our Handsworth BHF Fundraising Group.


 Advance On the day
Adult entry  £10  £15
Child entry (14 and over)  £10 - entry form  £10
Child entry  (13 and under)  Free - entry form  Free
Participants under 18 must complete an offline entry form and participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult on the day.
Online registrations have now closed however you can register on the day by visiting us at the check-in desk.

For more information

If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0300 330 3322
Email: [email protected]

 Free - entry form

Location and travel

Handsworth Park, Holly Road, Handsworth, B20 2BY


Parking will be available at the leisure centre’s car park which is just off Holly Road.

By bus

From the city centre/Hamstead: please take route number 16.

From the outer circle: please take route number 11.

Raise money

Your fundraising helps our researchers make more discoveries and keep more hearts beating.

The easiest way to fundraise is to create an online fundraising page via JustGiving. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.

Take a look at our fundraising guide for inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising.


Get fit for your challenge

Why not improve your fitness level before taking part? Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our training zone.

Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Get more heart health tips.

Make sure you have the right kit

Wear appropriate clothes and footwear for a running event. Take a look at our recommended kit list for more detailed info on what to wear on the day, and what to bring with you. Or go to our online shop for branded t-shirts and accessories.

Get your family and friends involved

Your family and friends could be part of the action as well. Why not ask them to take part with you, or they could come along and cheer you on. 


The route

This fun run takes you through the lovely landscaped gardens of Handsworth Park, which has some hills. You can walk, jog or run the 10k route - 3 laps. 

The Children's 3km fun run is 1 lap of the route - please note that under 16's must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

We ask that you don't bring pets to this event.

On the day times

Registrations opens:   09:00 - 10:15
Warm up:  10:00 - 10:15
Event starts:  10:30
Event finishes:  12:30


The event will be marshalled with first aid support provided. Lockers and toilets will be available on the day however there are no changing rooms available.

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