REGISTRATION: For the safety and enjoyment of all, a maximum of 6000 entries will be accepted in 2020. Registration will end when either the maximum number of entries has been received or Monday 27 July, 2020 whichever is soonest [no late entries will be accepted and no entries are accepted on the day of the Great Midlands Fun Run, Sunday, 20 September 2020]. Entries will be accepted on a first to register, first to run basis.

Please note once your registration is accepted, your entry is not transferable to another entrant.

In exceptional circumstances and at the discretion of the Event Director, your place may be transferred to another entrant of the equivalent category and a charge of not less than £5 and no more than £10 will be administered before the transfer of details are undertaken.

When completing either online or postal applications, it is the responsibility of the person completing the entry form to ensure the correct postal address, including the postcode is entered. The Great Midlands Fun Run cannot accept any responsibility for sponsor forms/official receipts and Information Packs being posted to incorrect addresses if incorrectly entered on entry forms. The Event Director, at his discretion, will issue replacements at an additional charge of no less than the full entry fee for respective categories i.e. Adults £24; Juniors [14 & under on 31 May] £14; dogs £5.

The Great Midlands Fun Run cannot be held responsible for run numbers, timing tags lost or damaged in the post or by the entrant once delivered.

In exceptional circumstances and at the discretion of the Event Director, a replacement number/timing tag will be issued and a charge not more than the equivalent entry fee £24 adults; £14 juniors & £5 dogs will be administered before the replacement number/timing will be issued.

If your on-line entry is accepted, your entry fee adults £24; juniors [14 & under on 31 May 2020] £14; dogs £5 is non-refundable.

You will be emailed an official receipt once your on-line registration has been accepted. Your official 2020 Great Midlands Fun Run sponsor form, printed for the original date of Sunday 31 May i.e. before the postponement due to the Coronavirus outbreak, will be posted & issued after acceptance of your completed on-line entry.

Sponsor forms will be dispatched to your nominated address within ten working days of your confirmed entry and your event information pack, including your official entry number, assembly instructions, maps & timing tag will be posted 2nd class on Monday, 1 September, 2020.


Remember you can nominate a charity, voluntary organisation or community interest group to receive the money you raise in sponsorship. The GMFR will, where possible, add further money to that which you raise and pay into the official Great Midlands Fun Run sponsorship bank account using your official GMFR Lloyds Bank credit slip which means you can gain even greater benefit from your fundraising efforts.

Please ensure you follow the paying-in instructions using your personalised & unique Lloyds Bank credit slip included in your runners’ information pack, which you will receive in the post before the event on 20 September 2020.

You enter the Great Midlands Fun Run entirely at your own risk and the organisers will not be held responsible for any injuries sustained by you or for any property lost before, during or after the event.

In completing your registration, you confirm that you are medically fit to participate in the 8.5 mile event. You agree to support and pay all sponsor money raised by you offline, into the dedicated Great Midlands Fun Run sponsorship account only [if raising sponsor money off-line].

All on-line fundraising through Virgin Money Giving or JustGiving will go direct to your nominated charity’s bank account.

On safety grounds, all junior entrants – without exception – must assemble and start from the Junior/Family Assembly area in South Parade. Any juniors’, whose course time indicates they have started from the Adult Assembly area, will have their course time removed from the official times published on the Fun Run web site and in the Royal Sutton Coldfield Observer.

Adults who wish to start with juniors may assemble and start with them in South Parade.

When entering, you agree to your email address being added to our email database which is used exclusively by us. All participants and spectators may be filmed, photographed or recorded for broadcast, security, health and safety purposes.

Full terms and conditions can be viewed by visiting the Great Midlands Fun Run web site:

19 March 2020