The Great Birmingham Run brought crowds of runners and local spectators out on to the streets on an overcast Sunday morning in October. Christ Church members and friends were there to encourage the runners, provide hospitality for spectators and take part in the race.
A morale and energy boost for the runners
Our live band provided entertainment for spectators and runners
Encouragement for Phil from family and friends
Phil 2 on an easy stretch down Selly Park Road: the course gets much tougher near the end
Samosas on their way from the oven to the street
Andy on his way to another fast time and more funds for the team running for Christians Against Poverty
Steve was running for Freedom from Torture
When Bishop Maurice visits Christ Church, he usually stops for longer than this
Some of our members were running to raise funds for charities:
Thank you Cheryl, Jacquie, John, Steve and Tim for supplying the photos!
There’s more about our support for this event over the years on our Great Birmingham Run page.