Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon 2022 Results

Race Date: Saturday 2nd July 2022

The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon is a point to point race along the canal towpaths between Wolverhampton City Centre and Brindley Place in Birmingham.

The race format is based on people’s predicted running time (seeded) in a time trial format with runners starting in waves between 08:00 – 12:00 and accommodates all capabilities.

The conditions underfoot vary from gravel tracks and un-kept trails to smooth pavement.

The route is largely flat with locks and bridges as the only inclines, the route includes the famous ‘Coseley Tunnel’ a 360 metre tunnel, a memorable feature of the scenic course. The route features floating drink stations (canal barges) every 3 miles offering runners water and electrolyte.

Stephen Schubeler, the sole Steel City Strider, was second in age category (7th overall) in a time of 1:21:34.

The race was won by Martin WIlliams (Tipton Harriers) in 1:14:38 and first woman was Sarah Thurley (Wolves and Bilston) in 1:33:32.  There were just over 1000 finishers.

Link to full results here.

Pos Name Cat Time Cat pos
7 Stephen Schubeler VM40 1:21:34 2


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